Carbon County, Montana Population 2022

Carbon County, Montana's estimated population is 10,827 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Montana is the 22nd largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 10,063 and has seen a growth of 7.59% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19007,5330.00%
191013,9626,42985.34%
192015,2791,3179.43%
193012,571-2,708-17.72%
194011,865-706-5.62%
195010,241-1,624-13.69%
19608,317-1,924-18.79%
19707,080-1,237-14.87%
19808,0991,01914.39%
19908,080-19-0.23%
201010,0631,98324.54%
201110,089260.26%
201210,141520.52%
201310,3371961.93%
201410,4381010.98%
201510,403-35-0.34%
201610,485820.79%
201710,6801951.86%
201810,691110.10%
201910,725340.32%
202010,759340.32%
202110,793340.32%
202210,827340.32%
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Carbon County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,24195.81%
Black or African American580.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.83%
Asian450.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.10%
Some Other Race980.92%
Two or More Races1471.38%
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Carbon County, Montana Population by Race

Carbon County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Carbon County, Montana Median Age

51.1


Total

50.3


Male

51.4


Female

Carbon County, Montana Adults

There are 8,786 adults, (2,740 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Montana.

Carbon County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,258

49.19%

Male

5,431

50.81%

Carbon County, Montana Population by Age

Carbon County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carbon County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
Male83.5%16.5%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family62%38%
Female57%43%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carbon County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5242.3474.2
Married2,4062.884.3
Male1394.2283.5
Female2564.1657
Non Family1,7231.2762

2.92

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Carbon County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1371.67%
9th to 12th Grade2442.97%
High School Graduate2,55931.16%
Some College2,09625.52%
Associates Degree5897.17%
Bachelors Degree1,66220.24%
Graduate Degree92611.27%
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Carbon County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbon County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander111
Asian454522
White7,7207,3722,496
Hispanic17314941
Native American757217
2+ Races999311
Black3737
Other Race7870

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Carbon County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,079$45,957$25,500
Less Than 9th Grade$47,688$50,129$
High School Graduate$33,100$48,431$21,571
Some College$30,556$40,114$23,463
Bachelors Degree$37,074$43,542$31,500
Graduate Degree$41,964$55,417$31,705

$35,079

Average Earnings

$45,957

Average Male

$25,500

Average Female

Carbon County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon County, Montana Language by Age

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Carbon County, Montana Language

96.94% of Carbon County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Carbon County, Montana Language

Carbon County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native742736.49%
Multiple1473221.77%
White9,8911,01810.29%
Other60NaN%
Hispanic26762.25%

10.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.99%

Male Poverty Rate

11.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Native, with 36.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Hispanic, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.26%.

Carbon County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.64%
High School12.60%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Carbon County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.01%
Male Unemployed32.65%
Female Employed9.01%
Female Unemployed27.74%

Carbon County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,209$76,171
Families$77,587$90,253
Married Families$80,611-
Non Families$35,792$51,839
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Income by Household Type

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

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947

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War164
First Gulf War178
Vietnam458
Korea17
World War II43

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 54206
55 to 64156
65 to 74318
75+216

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White92510.96%
Native American810.00%
2+ Races1414.14%
Hispanic157.89%

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Race

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Education

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6.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Montana Employment by Age

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Carbon County, Montana Employment by Race

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Carbon 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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51.00%

Born in Carbon County, Montana

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Carbon County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 51.00% having been born in Montana. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carbon 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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