Carter County, Montana Population 2020

Carter County, Montana's estimated population is 1,223 with a growth rate of 4.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Montana is the 51st largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,238151.23%
20171,223484.09%
20161,175282.44%
20151,147-3-0.26%
20141,150-2-0.17%
20131,152-5-0.43%
20121,157211.85%
20111,136-24-2.07%
20101,160-343-22.82%
19901,503-296-16.45%
19801,799-157-8.03%
19701,956-537-21.54%
19602,493-305-10.90%
19502,798-482-14.70%
19403,280-856-20.70%
19304,1361644.13%
19203,9720.00%

How Many People Live in Carter County, Montana?

1,223

Carter County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,28597.50%
Two or More Races261.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.53%

Carter County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Carter County, Montana Median Age

50.5


Total

51.3


Male

48.8


Female

Carter County, Montana Adults

There are 1,061 adults, (335 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Montana.

Carter County, Montana Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

669

50.76%

Male

649

49.24%

Carter County, Montana Households and Families

Carter County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carter County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.3%16.7%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family80.7%19.3%
Female70.4%29.6%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6252.0781.9
Married3532.7383.3
Non Family2381.0680.7
Female272.3370.4
Male71.57100

2.67

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carter County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade212.13%
9th to 12th Grade494.97%
High School Graduate35736.24%
Some College26126.50%
Associates Degree12512.69%
Bachelors Degree14614.82%
Graduate Degree262.64%

Carter County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White959889169
Multiple Races20203
Native American66

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 white people with a rate of 17.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,462$36,023$27,778
Less Than High School$45,000$49,583$
High School Grad$27,411$36,250$25,556
Some College$32,083$36,563$27,813
Bachelors Degree$31,250$30,341$38,750
Graduate Degree$62,813$63,750$30,625

$31,462

Average Earnings

$36,023

Average Male

$27,778

Average Female

Carter County, Montana Language

Carter County, Montana Language by Age

Carter County, Montana Language

98.16% of Carter County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Carter County, Montana Poverty

Carter County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,26017013.49%
Hispanic3266.67%
Native7114.29%

13.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.37%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Montana is Hispanic, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Montana is White, with 13.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.54%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater14.12%
Some College10.62%
High School9.22%
Less Than High School5.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed12.78%
Female Employed6.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Carter County, Montana Income

Carter County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,196$69,401
Families$63,750$93,070
Married Families$66,771-
Non Families$20,000$29,336

Carter County, Montana Marital Status

Carter County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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

Carter County, Montana Veterans

73

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War12
Korea11
World War II2

$Carter County, Montana Veterans by Education

4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Montana Employment Status

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Carter 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

45.14%

Born in Montana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Carter County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 45.14% having been born in Montana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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