Cascade County, Montana Population 2021

Cascade County, Montana's estimated population is 80,722 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cascade County, Montana is the 6th largest county inMontana. The 2010 Population was 81,507 and has seen a growth of -0.96% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202180,722-322-0.40%
202081,044-322-0.40%
201981,366-322-0.39%
201881,688550.07%
201781,633710.09%
201681,562-316-0.39%
201581,878-178-0.22%
201482,056-138-0.17%
201382,1945720.70%
201281,622-92-0.11%
201181,7142070.25%
201081,5073,8164.91%
199077,691-3,005-3.72%
198080,696-1,108-1.35%
197081,8048,38611.42%
196073,41820,39138.45%
195053,02711,02826.26%
194041,9998532.07%
193041,1462,3105.95%
192038,83610,00334.69%
191028,8333,05611.86%
190025,77717,022194.43%
18908,7550.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.40% (-322)
County Website
State
Founded
1887
County Seat
2010 Population
81,507
Growth Since 2010
-0.96% (-785)
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Cascade County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,57787.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,7304.57%
Two or More Races3,5554.36%
Black or African American1,0801.32%
Some Other Race1,0231.25%
Asian5950.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander650.08%
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Cascade County, Montana Population by Race

Cascade County, Montana Population Pyramid $2021

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Cascade County, Montana Median Age

38.3


Total

36.9


Male

39.9


Female

Cascade County, Montana Adults

There are 63,280 adults, (14,950 of whom are seniors) in Cascade County, Montana.

Cascade County, Montana Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Cascade County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

40,390

49.48%

Male

41,235

50.52%

Cascade County, Montana Population by Age

Cascade County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cascade County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male43.9%56.1%
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
All64.4%35.6%
Married78.8%21.2%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cascade County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,3292.364.4
Married16,3952.9678.8
Non Family12,8511.2152.2
Female3,3873.0450.8
Male1,6962.8443.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Cascade County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2872.32%
9th to 12th Grade3,2665.90%
High School Graduate18,14632.78%
Some College13,16023.77%
Associates Degree5,2649.51%
Bachelors Degree9,68717.50%
Graduate Degree4,5458.21%
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Cascade County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cascade County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White49,28845,78212,980
Native American1,9851,397204
Hispanic1,5741,351403
2+ Races1,5451,383283
Black648600218
Asian479431193
Other Race466401199
Islander4834

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 42.70%.

Cascade County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,678$41,440$30,553
Less Than 9th Grade$18,776$18,750$18,792
High School Graduate$29,292$36,217$22,779
Some College$33,474$40,946$27,747
Bachelors Degree$43,418$49,729$39,476
Graduate Degree$61,875$84,185$51,517

$35,678

Average Earnings

$41,440

Average Male

$30,553

Average Female

Cascade County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cascade County, Montana Language by Age

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Cascade County, Montana Language

97.04% of Cascade County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Cascade County, Montana Language

Cascade County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,1807,66211.24%
Native3,4121,42041.62%
Hispanic3,44190326.24%
Multiple3,48069219.89%
Other1,00627627.44%
Black882889.98%
Asian5457213.21%
Islander561425.00%

13.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cascade County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cascade County, Montana is Native, with 41.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cascade County, Montana is Black, with 9.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Cascade County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.04%
High School13.49%
Some College9.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%

Cascade County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.71%
Female Unemployed26.74%
Female Employed8.68%
Male Employed6.99%

Cascade County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cascade County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,913$69,845
Families$64,409$85,844
Married Families$74,872$98,150
Non Families$29,036$40,639
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Income by Household Type

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cascade County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Cascade 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.

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Cascade County, Montana Marital Status

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9,249

Number of Veterans

7,936

Male Veterans

1,313

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,080
Vietnam2,628
First Gulf War2,457
Korea815
World War II214

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,461
65 to 741,858
75+1,807
55 to 641,563
18 to 341,560

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,49415.48%
Hispanic47323.64%
2+ Races20410.57%
Black19129.70%
Native American1817.49%
Other Race10320.64%
Asian6211.92%
Islander1421.54%

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Race

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Education

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6.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cascade County, Montana Employment by Age

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Cascade County, Montana Employment by Race

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Cascade 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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56.85%

Born in Cascade County, Montana

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Cascade County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 56.85% having been born in Montana. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cascade 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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