Townsend, Montana Population 2020

2,198

Townsend is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 2,198, it is the 33rd largest city in Montana and the 7256th largest city in the United States. Townsend is currently growing at a rate of 2.33% annually and its population has increased by 17.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,878 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Townsend has a population density of 1,447 people per square mile.

The average household income in Townsend is $55,715 with a poverty rate of 11.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $157,000. The median age in Townsend is 47.5 years, 48.2 years for males, and 47.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Townsend Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Townsend was:

  • White: 98.31%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Townsend, Montana is 2,198, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,098.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,878.

Townsend, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03498.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.87%
Some Other Race80.39%
Two or More Races60.29%
Black or African American30.14%

Townsend Population Pyramid 2020

Townsend Median Age

47.5


Total

48.2


Male

47.4


Female

Townsend Adults

There are 1,609 adults, (528 of whom are seniors) in Townsend.

Townsend Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Townsend Sex Ratio

Female

1,080

52.20%

Male

989

47.80%

Townsend Households and Families

Townsend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Townsend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Female74.5%25.5%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male50%50%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8522.3874.3
Married4302.9185.1
Non Family3191.3763.3
Female553.5674.5
Male482.9650

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Townsend Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.28%
9th to 12th Grade734.92%
High School Graduate65844.31%
Some College32521.89%
Associates Degree966.46%
Bachelors Degree20814.01%
Graduate Degree1067.14%

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4101,335293
Hispanic53447
Native American1388
Multiple Races666
Black3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,944$41,563$29,563
Less Than High School$14,500$$
High School Grad$34,345$39,615$19,107
Some College$31,442$52,857$28,688
Bachelors Degree$40,707$53,889$37,708
Graduate Degree$56,375$62,321$54,750

$35,944

Average Earnings

$41,563

Average Male

$29,563

Average Female

Townsend Language

Townsend Language by Age

Townsend Language

96.58% of Townsend residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Townsend Poverty

Townsend Poverty by Race

11.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.61%

Male Poverty Rate

12.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Townsend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
High School11.08%
Some College4.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed2.38%
Male Employed1.97%

Townsend Income

Townsend Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,341$55,715
Families$59,479$62,821
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$39,464$43,380

Townsend Marital Status

Townsend Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Townsend Married by Age and Sex

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

Townsend Veterans

256

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam112
Korea48
First Gulf War12
World War II2
Second Gulf War

$Townsend Veterans by Education

10.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Townsend Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Townsend Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.82%

Born in Montana

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.74% of Townsend residents were born in the United States, with 45.82% having been born in Montana. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,198502.33%
20192,148502.38%
20182,098512.49%
20172,047502.50%
20161,997241.22%
20151,973211.08%
20141,952-7-0.36%
20131,959-27-1.36%
20121,986231.17%
20111,963603.15%
20101,9030.00%