Beaverhead County, Montana Population 2022

Beaverhead County, Montana's estimated population is 9,576 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Beaverhead County, Montana is the 24th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 9,255 and has seen a growth of 3.47% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18707220.00%
18802,7121,990275.62%
18904,6551,94371.64%
19005,61596020.62%
19106,44683114.80%
19207,36992314.32%
19306,654-715-9.70%
19406,9432894.34%
19506,671-272-3.92%
19607,1945237.84%
19708,18799313.80%
19808,186-1-0.01%
19908,4242382.91%
20109,2558319.86%
20119,210-45-0.49%
20129,3591491.62%
20139,306-53-0.57%
20149,337310.33%
20159,295-42-0.45%
20169,4631681.81%
20179,450-13-0.14%
20189,412-38-0.40%
20199,453410.44%
20209,494410.43%
20219,535410.43%
20229,576410.43%
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Beaverhead County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,88894.01%
Black or African American70.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1992.10%
Asian150.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.23%
Some Other Race580.61%
Two or More Races2652.80%
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Beaverhead County, Montana Population by Race

Beaverhead County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Beaverhead County, Montana Median Age

42.6


Total

44


Male

41.5


Female

Beaverhead County, Montana Adults

There are 7,826 adults, (2,106 of whom are seniors) in Beaverhead County, Montana.

Beaverhead County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaverhead County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

4,728

50.01%

Male

4,726

49.99%

Beaverhead County, Montana Population by Age

Beaverhead County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Beaverhead County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Female45.2%54.8%
Male45.1%54.9%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Beaverhead County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2032.1263.9
Married2,1042.7878.9
Male913.345.1
Female2632.6445.2
Non Family1,7451.1849.6

2.76

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Beaverhead County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade851.32%
9th to 12th Grade2604.02%
High School Graduate1,92729.82%
Some College1,49823.18%
Associates Degree5919.14%
Bachelors Degree1,31420.33%
Graduate Degree78812.19%
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Beaverhead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beaverhead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic270224141
White5,8885,6231,915
2+ Races17614345
Asian551
Black11
Islander1010
Native American133132
Other Race3410

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 hispanic people with a rate of 52.22%.

Beaverhead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,448$35,611$30,444
Less Than 9th Grade$16,994$18,810$15,977
High School Graduate$27,333$30,288$25,618
Some College$29,375$38,538$26,076
Bachelors Degree$41,726$44,844$39,663
Graduate Degree$51,143$54,944$46,554

$32,448

Average Earnings

$35,611

Average Male

$30,444

Average Female

Beaverhead County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beaverhead County, Montana Language by Age

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Beaverhead County, Montana Language

95.88% of Beaverhead County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Beaverhead County, Montana Language

Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1411,35116.60%
Native16463.66%
Other4NaN%
Multiple2356226.38%
Hispanic425276.35%

16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.69%

Male Poverty Rate

13.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaverhead County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaverhead County, Montana is White, with 16.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaverhead County, Montana is Hispanic, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.60%.

Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.19%
High School10.09%
Some College12.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%

Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.49%
Male Unemployed54.22%
Female Employed9.32%
Female Unemployed29.41%

Beaverhead County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beaverhead County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,819$65,239
Families$69,500$85,562
Married Families$75,861-
Non Families$24,141$36,247
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Income by Household Type

Beaverhead County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaverhead County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Beaverhead County, Montana Marital Status

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699

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War152
First Gulf War122
Vietnam300
Korea61
World War II18

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3486
35 to 5473
55 to 64138
65 to 74192
75+210

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6158.31%
Native American4631.29%
Asian16.67%
2+ Races3718.32%
Hispanic123.23%

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Race

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Education

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11.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaverhead County, Montana Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Beaverhead County, Montana Employment by Age

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Beaverhead County, Montana Employment by Race

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Beaverhead County, Montana 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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49.97%

Born in Beaverhead County, Montana

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Beaverhead County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 49.97% having been born in Montana. 0.61% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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