Carbon County, Montana Population 2020

Carbon County, Montana's estimated population is 10,760 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Montana is the 20th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202010,760230.21%
201910,737230.21%
201810,714230.22%
201710,6912061.96%
201610,485820.79%
201510,403-35-0.34%
201410,4381020.99%
201310,3361951.92%
201210,141530.53%
201110,088250.25%
201010,0631,98324.54%
19908,080-19-0.23%
19808,0991,01914.39%
19707,080-1,237-14.87%
19608,317-1,924-18.79%
195010,241-1,624-13.69%
194011,865-706-5.62%
193012,571-2,708-17.72%
192015,2791,3179.43%
191013,9626,42985.34%
19007,5330.00%

Carbon County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,20496.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1481.40%
Two or More Races1081.02%
Black or African American410.39%
Some Other Race240.23%
Asian210.20%

Carbon County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Carbon County, Montana Median Age

50.3


Total

50.2


Male

50.4


Female

Carbon County, Montana Adults

There are 8,630 adults, (2,557 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Montana.

Carbon County, Montana Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,229

49.58%

Male

5,317

50.42%

Carbon County, Montana Households and Families

Carbon County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbon County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All78%22%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male67.8%32.2%
Female65.9%34.1%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5312.378
Married2,2992.8887.2
Non Family1,7531.2269.1
Female2523.4465.9
Male2273.6167.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbon County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1732.15%
9th to 12th Grade2983.70%
High School Graduate2,32028.82%
Some College2,03925.33%
Associates Degree6458.01%
Bachelors Degree1,69921.11%
Graduate Degree87510.87%

Carbon County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6527,2272,519
Hispanic168150
Native American13210729
Multiple Races55539
Black2928
Asian212117
Other Race66

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 asian people with a rate of 80.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,710$45,399$25,800
Less Than High School$41,389$44,926$
High School Grad$32,689$46,056$25,208
Some College$29,208$43,286$22,823
Bachelors Degree$40,278$35,964$45,350
Graduate Degree$51,250$74,375$26,337

$33,710

Average Earnings

$45,399

Average Male

$25,800

Average Female

Carbon County, Montana Language

Carbon County, Montana Language by Age

Carbon County, Montana Language

95.71% of Carbon County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Carbon County, Montana Poverty

Carbon County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8901,00210.13%
Native1334332.33%
Multiple1081513.89%
Hispanic25610.39%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Native, with 32.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Hispanic, with 0.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.74%
High School11.84%
Some College10.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.18%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed2.76%

Carbon County, Montana Income

Carbon County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,538$70,864
Families$73,869$85,102
Married Families$78,141-
Non Families$32,879$46,932

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Carbon County, Montana 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 35-44.

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Carbon County, Montana Veterans

1,095

Number of Veterans

962

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam455
Second Gulf War184
First Gulf War153
Korea93
World War II34
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74378
75+272
35 to 54222
55 to 64159
18 to 3464
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,06412.73%
Indian2216.67%
Hispanic1910.73%
2 or More915.79%

$Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Education

5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Montana Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Montana 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

53.85%

Born in Montana

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Carbon County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 53.85% having been born in Montana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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