Carter County, Montana Population 2022

Carter County, Montana's estimated population is 1,318 with a growth rate of 1.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Montana is the 52nd largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 1,159 and has seen a growth of 13.72% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,9720.00%
19304,1361644.13%
19403,280-856-20.70%
19502,798-482-14.70%
19602,493-305-10.90%
19701,956-537-21.54%
19801,799-157-8.03%
19901,503-296-16.45%
20101,159-344-22.89%
20111,136-23-1.98%
20121,157211.85%
20131,152-5-0.43%
20141,150-2-0.17%
20151,147-3-0.26%
20161,175282.44%
20171,223484.09%
20181,23070.57%
20191,252221.79%
20201,274221.76%
20211,296221.73%
20221,318221.70%
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Carter County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25696.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native171.30%
Two or More Races322.45%
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Carter County, Montana Population by Race

Carter County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Carter County, Montana Median Age

53.3


Total

53.4


Male

53.2


Female

Carter County, Montana Adults

There are 1,054 adults, (343 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Montana.

Carter County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

615

47.13%

Male

690

52.87%

Carter County, Montana Population by Age

Carter County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carter County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.3%16.7%
All68.2%31.8%
Female54.2%45.8%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carter County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6501.9668.2
Married3542.6383.3
Male121.17100
Female242.2954.2
Non Family2601.0647.3

2.55

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

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Carter County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.12%
9th to 12th Grade646.54%
High School Graduate29730.34%
Some College28829.42%
Associates Degree11211.44%
Bachelors Degree17517.88%
Graduate Degree323.27%
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Carter County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carter County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races212112
White943868195
Native American1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.14%.

Carter County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,125$31,818$21,141
Less Than 9th Grade$41,842$41,974$
High School Graduate$25,521$26,193$14,750
Some College$30,938$33,500$22,500
Bachelors Degree$25,000$28,000$18,000
Graduate Degree$54,688$66,750$

$28,125

Average Earnings

$31,818

Average Male

$21,141

Average Female

Carter County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carter County, Montana Language by Age

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Carter County, Montana Language

99.10% of Carter County, Montana residents speak only English, while 0.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Carter County, Montana Language

Carter County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,23218414.94%
Native1715.88%
OtherNaN%

14.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

16.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Montana is White, with 14.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Montana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Carter County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.71%
High School16.91%
Some College13.25%
Bachelors or Greater9.66%

Carter County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.34%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.68%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Carter County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carter County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,300$58,365
Families$56,250$73,540
Married Families$61,944-
Non Families$23,472$34,604
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Income by Household Type

Carter County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.9%

Male Marriage Rate

65.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Carter 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 35-44.

Carter County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Carter County, Montana Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War11
Vietnam30
Korea12
World War II

Carter County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 546
55 to 6431
65 to 7417
75+21

Carter County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Carter County, Montana Veterans by Race

Carter County, Montana Veterans by Education

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3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Montana Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Carter County, Montana Employment by Age

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Carter County, Montana Employment by Race

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Carter 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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40.84%

Born in Carter County, Montana

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Carter County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 40.84% having been born in Montana. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carter 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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