West Yellowstone, Montana Population 2022

1,376
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West Yellowstone is a city located in Gallatin County Montana. West Yellowstone has a 2020 population of 1,376. West Yellowstone is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,271 in 2010.

The average household income in West Yellowstone is $55,026 with a poverty rate of 14.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $275,000. The median age in West Yellowstone is 39.8 years, 41.4 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

West Yellowstone Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Yellowstonewas:

  • White: 98.29%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of West Yellowstone, Montana is 1,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,376.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,271.

West Yellowstone, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92098.29%
Asian161.71%
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West Yellowstone Population by Race

West Yellowstone Population Pyramid $2022

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West Yellowstone Median Age

39.8


Total

41.4


Male

39.4


Female

West Yellowstone Adults

There are 780 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in West Yellowstone.

West Yellowstone Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West Yellowstone Sex Ratio

Female

424

45.30%

Male

512

54.70%

West Yellowstone Population by Age

West Yellowstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Yellowstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female0%0%
Non Family30.5%69.5%
All48.3%51.7%
Married80.5%19.5%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Yellowstone Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4701.8148.3
Non Family2981.0530.5
Married1693.1380.5
Male340
Female00

3.15

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

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West Yellowstone Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.44%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate22131.89%
Some College13819.91%
Associates Degree7911.40%
Bachelors Degree17725.54%
Graduate Degree689.81%
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West Yellowstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Yellowstone Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.19%.

West Yellowstone Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,907$29,352$30,536
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,191$26,250$32,292
Some College$21,083$26,250$
Bachelors Degree$55,000$59,783$31,250
Graduate Degree$11,554$11,852$

$29,907

Average Earnings

$29,352

Average Male

$30,536

Average Female

West Yellowstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Yellowstone Language by Age

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West Yellowstone Language

99.67% of West Yellowstone residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

West Yellowstone Language

West Yellowstone Poverty by Race

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14.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

15.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Yellowstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Yellowstone is White, with 14.89% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.26%.

West Yellowstone Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College17.51%
High School16.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

West Yellowstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed16.04%
Female Employed14.23%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Yellowstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Yellowstone Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,306$55,026
Families$83,750$87,081
Married Families$87,841-
Non Families$29,868$36,524
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Income by Household Type

West Yellowstone Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Yellowstone Married by Age and Sex

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West Yellowstone 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 Over 65.

West Yellowstone Marital Status by Race

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West Yellowstone Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War45
Vietnam14
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

West Yellowstone Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5433
65 to 7414
55 to 6413
18 to 3412
75+

West Yellowstone Veterans by Age

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West Yellowstone Veterans by Race

West Yellowstone Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Yellowstone Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

West Yellowstone Employment by Age

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West Yellowstone Employment by Race

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West Yellowstone 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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17.63%

Born in West Yellowstone

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of West Yellowstone residents were born in the United States, with 17.63% having been born in Montana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Yellowstone Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,3760.00%
20211,3760.00%
20201,3760.00%
20191,3760.00%
20181,37640.29%
20171,372141.03%
20161,358161.19%
20151,342171.28%
20141,32530.23%
20131,322161.23%
20121,306110.85%
20111,295241.89%
20101,2710.00%

West Yellowstone Population by Year