Carter County, Montana Population 2024

1,326

Carter County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 1,326 with a growth rate of -2.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Montana is the 50th largest county in Montana. The 2010 population was 1,159 and has seen a growth of 14.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,186-28-2.31%
20281,214-28-2.25%
20271,242-28-2.2%
20261,270-28-2.16%
20251,298-28-2.11%
20241,326-28-2.07%
20231,354-28-2.03%
20221,382-28-1.99%
20211,41020.14%
20201,40816313.09%
20191,245221.8%
20181,22310.08%
20171,222474%
20161,175282.44%
20151,147-3-0.26%
20141,150-2-0.17%
20131,152-5-0.43%
20121,157211.85%
20111,136-23-1.98%
20101,159
19901,503-296-16.45%
19801,799-157-8.03%
19701,956-537-21.54%
19602,493-305-10.9%
19502,798-482-14.7%
19403,280-856-20.7%
19304,1361644.13%
19203,9722,786234.91%
showing: 28 rows
2024 Growth Rate
-2.07% (-28)
County Website
Carter County
State
Montana
County Seat
2010 Population
1,159
Area
3340 mi²
Density
0 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14.41% (167)
Founded
1917

Carter County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,24693.54%
Two or more races614.58%
Native American141.05%
Other race110.83%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carter County, Montana Population by Race

Carter County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Carter County, Montana Median Age

56.8

Total

56.8

Male

56.8

Female

Carter County, Montana Adults

There are 1,090 adults, (411 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Montana.

Carter County, Montana Age Dependency

96.2

Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female63447.6%
Male69852.4%

Carter County, Montana Population by Age

Carter County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5982.1863.536.5
Married2923.0880.119.9
Non Family2681.0545.154.9
Male232.961000
Female153.4713.386.7
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carter 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

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

Carter 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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.84%.

Carter County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,782

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$26,518

Average Female

Carter County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carter County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carter County, Montana Language

99.21% of Carter County, Montana residents speak only English, while 0.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Carter County, Montana Language

Carter County, Montana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,21619716.2%
Multiple612439.34%
Native1417.14%
showing: 3 rows

17%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.4%

Male Poverty Rate

17.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Montana is Multiple, with 39.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Montana is Native, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.05%.

Carter County, Montana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.07%
High School22.26%
Some College12.95%
Bachelors or Greater8.06%
showing: 4 rows

Carter County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.07%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed6.02%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Carter County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carter County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carter County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carter County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carter County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carter County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Carter County, Montana Veterans by War

count

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Carter County, Montana Veterans by Age

count

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Carter County, Montana Veterans by Race

Carter County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Carter County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carter County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carter 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

39.26%

Born in Carter County, Montana

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Carter County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 39.26% having been born in Montana. 0.23% 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

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