Cascade County, Montana Population 2020

Cascade County, Montana's estimated population is 81,604 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cascade County, Montana is the 5th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201881,643390.05%
201781,604680.08%
201681,536-351-0.43%
201581,887-171-0.21%
201482,058-131-0.16%
201382,1895780.71%
201281,611-83-0.10%
201181,6941930.24%
201081,5013,8104.90%
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%

How Many People Live in Cascade County, Montana?

81,604

Cascade County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,99688.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,9504.83%
Two or More Races3,0943.78%
Black or African American1,0551.29%
Some Other Race8741.07%
Asian7060.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander710.09%

Cascade County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Cascade County, Montana Median Age

38.2


Total

36.7


Male

40


Female

Cascade County, Montana Adults

There are 63,367 adults, (14,597 of whom are seniors) in Cascade County, Montana.

Cascade County, Montana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cascade County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

40,477

49.52%

Male

41,269

50.48%

Cascade County, Montana Households and Families

Cascade County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cascade County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All64.2%35.8%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female50.3%49.7%
Male45.8%54.2%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,4442.364.2
Married16,4582.9678.7
Non Family13,0861.251.7
Female3,4193.0150.3
Male1,4812.9445.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cascade County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3112.37%
9th to 12th Grade3,2635.91%
High School Graduate17,47531.63%
Some College13,47824.40%
Associates Degree5,3339.65%
Bachelors Degree9,72517.60%
Graduate Degree4,6648.44%

Cascade County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,30045,79813,159
Native American2,1141,510236
Hispanic1,5331,289404
Multiple Races1,2701,146193
Black618572219
Asian572487212
Other Race392336175
Islander5336

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 44.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,320$40,257$29,295
Less Than High School$18,438$18,490$18,375
High School Grad$27,648$32,429$22,468
Some College$32,806$40,546$26,958
Bachelors Degree$41,410$49,219$35,631
Graduate Degree$59,563$71,934$50,995

$34,320

Average Earnings

$40,257

Average Male

$29,295

Average Female

Cascade County, Montana Language

Cascade County, Montana Language by Age

Cascade County, Montana Language

96.95% of Cascade County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Cascade County, Montana Poverty

Cascade County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,4497,54311.02%
Native3,6401,33536.68%
Hispanic3,35478523.40%
Multiple3,03060720.03%
Other85412514.64%
Black916849.17%
Asian660578.64%
Islander601118.33%

12.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.47%

Male Poverty Rate

14.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cascade County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cascade County, Montana is Native, with 36.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cascade County, Montana is Asian, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.06%
High School11.99%
Some College10.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.56%
Male Unemployed24.89%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed6.60%

Cascade County, Montana Income

Cascade County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,160$67,396
Families$62,553$82,696
Married Families$71,511$93,658
Non Families$28,462$40,301

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status

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

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

Cascade County, Montana Veterans

9,274

Number of Veterans

8,006

Male Veterans

1,268

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,940
Vietnam2,815
First Gulf War2,355
Korea800
World War II230
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,49215.44%
Hispanic40620.38%
Black24039.74%
2 or More16710.05%
Indian1656.34%
Other14131.40%
Asian539.01%
Hawaiian1622.54%

$Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Education

6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cascade County, Montana Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cascade 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

57.15%

Born in Montana

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.87% of Cascade County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 57.15% having been born in Montana. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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