Beaverhead County, Montana Population 2024

10,093

Beaverhead County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 10,093 with a growth rate of 1.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Beaverhead County, Montana is the 22nd largest county in Montana. The 2010 population was 9,257 and has seen a growth of 9.03% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,0281871.72%
202810,8411871.76%
202710,6541871.79%
202610,4671871.82%
202510,2801871.85%
202410,0931871.89%
20239,9061871.92%
20229,7191871.96%
20219,5321511.61%
20209,381-93-0.98%
20199,474610.65%
20189,413-23-0.24%
20179,436-26-0.27%
20169,4621591.71%
20159,303-37-0.4%
20149,340330.35%
20139,307-54-0.58%
20129,3611471.6%
20119,214-43-0.46%
20109,257
19908,4242382.91%
19808,186-1-0.01%
19708,18799313.8%
19607,1945237.84%
19506,671-272-3.92%
19406,9432894.34%
19306,654-715-9.7%
19207,36992314.32%
19106,44683114.8%
19005,61596020.62%
18904,6551,94371.64%
18802,7121,990275.62%
1870722-10,306-93.45%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.89% (187)
County Website
Beaverhead County
State
Montana
County Seat
2010 Population
9,257
Area
5543 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
9.03% (836)
Founded
1865

Beaverhead County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,75992.5%
Two or more races3643.84%
Native American1962.07%
Black or African American981.03%
Other race340.36%
Asian170.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Beaverhead County, Montana Population by Race

Beaverhead County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Beaverhead County, Montana Median Age

42.3

Total

42.1

Male

42.8

Female

Beaverhead County, Montana Adults

There are 7,841 adults, (2,178 of whom are seniors) in Beaverhead County, Montana.

Beaverhead County, Montana Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaverhead County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female4,64049%
Male4,82951%

Beaverhead County, Montana Population by Age

Beaverhead County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1072.1766.433.6
Married2,0592.8279.720.3
Non Family1,7991.2752.447.6
Female1673.3659.940.1
Male823.4653.746.3
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Beaverhead County, Montana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Beaverhead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beaverhead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 41.95%.

Beaverhead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,956

Average Earnings

$42,153

Average Male

$33,299

Average Female

Beaverhead County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beaverhead County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Beaverhead County, Montana Language

96% of Beaverhead County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Beaverhead County, Montana Language

Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,0751,24115.37%
Black9696100%
Hispanic501305.99%
Other342470.59%
Multiple340205.88%
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15.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.97%

Male Poverty Rate

12.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaverhead County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaverhead County, Montana is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaverhead County, Montana is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.21%.

Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.25%
High School13.86%
Some College9.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
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Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.41%
Male Unemployed67.11%
Male Employed8.46%
Female Employed7.31%
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Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beaverhead County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Beaverhead County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaverhead County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Beaverhead County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Beaverhead County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Beaverhead County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

700

Number of Veterans

613

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by War

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Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Race

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Beaverhead County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Beaverhead County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Beaverhead County, Montana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.17%

Born in Beaverhead County, Montana

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Beaverhead County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 50.17% having been born in Montana. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Beaverhead County, Montana Place of Birth

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