Townsend, Montana Population 2022

2,320
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Townsend is a city located in Broadwater County Montana. Townsend has a 2020 population of 2,320. It is also the county seat of Broadwater County. Townsend is currently growing at a rate of 2.47% annually and its population has increased by 21.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,903 in 2010.

The average household income in Townsend is $58,282 with a poverty rate of 11.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $160,400. The median age in Townsend is 48.8 years, 46.5 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Townsend Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Townsendwas:

  • White: 97.96%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Townsend, Montana is 2,320 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,320.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,903.

Townsend, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,06197.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.71%
Two or More Races140.67%
Some Other Race90.43%
Black or African American50.24%
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Townsend Population by Race

Townsend Population Pyramid $2022

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Townsend Median Age

48.8


Total

46.5


Male

51.3


Female

Townsend Adults

There are 1,644 adults, (605 of whom are seniors) in Townsend.

Townsend Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Townsend Sex Ratio

Female

1,065

50.62%

Male

1,039

49.38%

Townsend Population by Age

Townsend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Townsend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male49%51%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
All74.4%25.6%
Female75.6%24.4%
Married83.8%16.2%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Townsend Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8082.5574.4
Married431383.8
Non Family2831.4364.3
Male493.5349
Female454.1675.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Townsend Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.30%
9th to 12th Grade734.73%
High School Graduate62440.44%
Some College36123.40%
Associates Degree1137.32%
Bachelors Degree22214.39%
Graduate Degree1308.43%
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Townsend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4491,370335
Hispanic60524
Native American15147
2+ Races14146
Black5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 46.67%.

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,823$41,071$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$38,750$39,722$
High School Graduate$35,096$38,438$
Some College$30,417$41,641$27,042
Bachelors Degree$41,146$52,500$40,313
Graduate Degree$58,750$61,625$55,875

$37,823

Average Earnings

$41,071

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Townsend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Townsend Language by Age

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Townsend Language

94.21% of Townsend residents speak only English, while 5.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Townsend Language

Townsend Poverty by Race

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11.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Townsend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 12.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Townsend is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

Townsend Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.14%
High School14.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%
Some College4.95%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed2.04%
Male Employed2.00%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Townsend Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,865$58,282
Families$61,513$64,850
Married Families$69,276-
Non Families$37,813$45,786
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Income by Household Type

Townsend Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Townsend Married by Age and Sex

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Townsend Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Townsend Marital Status by Race

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Townsend Marital Status

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250

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
Korea48
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War11
World War II

Townsend Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74108
75+74
35 to 5438
55 to 6430
18 to 34

Townsend Veterans by Age

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Townsend Veterans by Race

Townsend Veterans by Education

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12.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Townsend Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Townsend Employment by Age

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Townsend Employment by Race

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Townsend Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.96%

Born in Townsend

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Townsend residents were born in the United States, with 44.96% having been born in Montana. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Townsend Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,320562.47%
20212,264562.54%
20202,208562.60%
20192,152562.67%
20182,096532.59%
20172,043442.20%
20161,999261.32%
20151,973211.08%
20141,952-9-0.46%
20131,961-25-1.26%
20121,986231.17%
20111,963603.15%
20101,9030.00%

Townsend Population by Year