Carbon County, Montana Population 2024

11,813

Carbon County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 11,813 with a growth rate of 2.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Montana is the 18th largest county in Montana. The 2010 population was 10,063 and has seen a growth of 17.39% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,3983172.42%
202813,0813172.48%
202712,7643172.55%
202612,4473172.61%
202512,1303172.68%
202411,8133172.76%
202311,4963172.84%
202211,1793172.92%
202110,8623523.35%
202010,510-193-1.8%
201910,703490.46%
201810,654-33-0.31%
201710,6872071.98%
201610,480760.73%
201510,404-34-0.33%
201410,4381000.97%
201310,3381961.93%
201210,142530.53%
201110,089260.26%
201010,063
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%
19007,533-5,865-43.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.76% (317)
County Website
Carbon County
State
Montana
County Seat
2010 Population
10,063
Area
2048 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
17.39% (1,750)
Founded
1895

Carbon County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,99993.93%
Two or more races3313.11%
Other race1371.29%
Native American680.64%
Black or African American500.47%
Asian480.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.11%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carbon County, Montana Population by Race

Carbon County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Carbon County, Montana Median Age

50.7

Total

50.6

Male

50.8

Female

Carbon County, Montana Adults

There are 8,785 adults, (2,841 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Montana.

Carbon County, Montana Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female5,23549.18%
Male5,41050.82%

Carbon County, Montana Population by Age

Carbon County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6502.2673.826.2
Married2,4802.7486.713.3
Non Family1,8001.258.241.8
Female2344.2451.348.7
Male1364.3383.116.9
showing: 5 rows

2.87

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carbon 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

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

Carbon 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Carbon County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,916

Average Earnings

$50,022

Average Male

$27,557

Average Female

Carbon County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carbon County, Montana Language

97.07% of Carbon County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Carbon County, Montana Language

Carbon County, Montana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,63597510.12%
Multiple3315817.52%
Other1373021.9%
Hispanic304154.93%
Native491020.41%
showing: 5 rows

10.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.51%

Male Poverty Rate

11.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Other, with 21.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Hispanic, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

Carbon County, Montana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.81%
High School13.66%
Some College7.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
showing: 4 rows

Carbon County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed23.02%
Female Employed6.34%
Male Employed6.01%
showing: 4 rows

Carbon County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

804

Number of Veterans

669

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

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Carbon County, Montana Veterans by War

count

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Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Age

count

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Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Race

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon 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

47.89%

Born in Carbon County, Montana

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Carbon County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 47.89% having been born in Montana. 0.83% 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

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