West Yellowstone, Montana Population 2020

1,414

West Yellowstone is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 1,414, it is the 48th largest city in Montana and the 8940th largest city in the United States. West Yellowstone is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 11.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,271 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, West Yellowstone has a population density of 1,793 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Yellowstone is $45,125 with a poverty rate of 14.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $251,000. The median age in West Yellowstone is 42.6 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 141.3 males.

West Yellowstone Demographics

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

  • White: 96.56%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.98%
  • 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 1,414, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,382.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,271.

West Yellowstone, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98196.56%
Asian131.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native121.18%
Black or African American100.98%

West Yellowstone Population Pyramid 2020

West Yellowstone Median Age

42.6


Total

39.5


Male

43.7


Female

West Yellowstone Adults

There are 879 adults, (158 of whom are seniors) in West Yellowstone.

West Yellowstone Age Dependency

40.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19

Child Dependency Ratio

West Yellowstone Sex Ratio

Female

421

41.44%

Male

595

58.56%

West Yellowstone Households and Families

West Yellowstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Yellowstone Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All41.9%58.1%
Non Family25.6%74.4%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

41.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5401.7341.9
Non Family3551.0725.6
Married1723.0178.5
Female102.10
Male34.670

2.98

Average Family Size

1.73

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Yellowstone Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.34%
9th to 12th Grade121.61%
High School Graduate27136.28%
Some College15921.29%
Associates Degree8911.91%
Bachelors Degree15620.88%
Graduate Degree506.69%

West Yellowstone Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White712702206
Asian1313
Native American12
Black1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,381$25,795$28,313
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,773$17,321$30,563
Some College$28,393$30,000$21,625
Bachelors Degree$34,702$43,304$33,056
Graduate Degree$11,848$20,114$

$27,381

Average Earnings

$25,795

Average Male

$28,313

Average Female

West Yellowstone Language

West Yellowstone Language by Age

West Yellowstone Language

97.26% of West Yellowstone residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

West Yellowstone Poverty

West Yellowstone Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White98113613.86%
Black1010100.00%

14.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.14%

Male Poverty Rate

10.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Yellowstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Yellowstone is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Yellowstone is White, with 13.86% 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 22.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.75%.

Name Poverty
High School20.66%
Some College7.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed12.96%
Female Employed9.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Yellowstone Income

West Yellowstone Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,605$45,125
Families$51,250$72,179
Married Families$51,923-
Non Families$28,708$31,026

West Yellowstone Marital Status

West Yellowstone Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Yellowstone Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

West Yellowstone Marital Status by Race

West Yellowstone Veterans

69

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War9
World War II
Korea

$West Yellowstone Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Yellowstone Employment Status

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Yellowstone 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

18.31%

Born in Montana

95.57%

Native Born

4.43%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.57% of West Yellowstone residents were born in the United States, with 18.31% 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 Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,414161.14%
20191,398161.16%
20181,38250.36%
20171,377161.18%
20161,361181.34%
20151,343161.21%
20141,32740.30%
20131,323161.22%
20121,307110.85%
20111,296241.89%
20101,2720.00%