Chouteau County, Montana Population 2024

5,862

Chouteau County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 5,862 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chouteau County, Montana is the 34th largest county in Montana. The 2010 population was 5,810 and has seen a growth of 0.9% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,772-18-0.31%
20285,790-18-0.31%
20275,808-18-0.31%
20265,826-18-0.31%
20255,844-18-0.31%
20245,862-18-0.31%
20235,880-18-0.31%
20225,898-18-0.3%
20215,916210.36%
20205,8952143.77%
20195,681-78-1.35%
20185,759210.37%
20175,738-42-0.73%
20165,78030.05%
20155,777-125-2.12%
20145,902480.82%
20135,854-79-1.33%
20125,9331212.08%
20115,81220.03%
20105,810
19905,452-640-10.51%
19806,092-381-5.89%
19706,473-875-11.91%
19607,3483745.36%
19506,974-342-4.67%
19407,316-1,319-15.28%
19308,635-2,416-21.86%
192011,051-6,140-35.72%
191017,1916,22556.77%
190010,9666,225131.3%
18904,7411,68355.04%
18803,0582,541491.49%
1870517-5,255-91.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.31% (-18)
County Website
Chouteau County
State
Montana
County Seat
2010 Population
5,810
Area
3972 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.9% (52)
Founded
1865

Chouteau County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,65178.87%
Native American96716.4%
Two or more races2454.15%
Asian260.44%
Black or African American80.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chouteau County, Montana Population by Race

Chouteau County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Chouteau County, Montana Median Age

42.4

Total

41.6

Male

43

Female

Chouteau County, Montana Adults

There are 4,531 adults, (1,279 of whom are seniors) in Chouteau County, Montana.

Chouteau County, Montana Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Chouteau County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female2,94149.87%
Male2,95650.13%

Chouteau County, Montana Population by Age

Chouteau County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1842.6568.531.5
Married1,0663.2579.520.5
Non Family8531.0860.839.2
Female1495.7242.357.7
Male1164.7356.943.1
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3.55

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chouteau 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

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

Chouteau 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Chouteau County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,317

Average Earnings

$45,324

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Chouteau County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chouteau County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chouteau County, Montana Language

98.88% of Chouteau County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Chouteau County, Montana Language

Chouteau County, Montana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,4424049.1%
Native95439641.51%
Hispanic1775229.38%
Multiple2452610.61%
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15.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chouteau County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chouteau County, Montana is Native, with 41.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chouteau County, Montana is White, with 9.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.95%.

Chouteau County, Montana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.3%
Some College13.39%
High School12.66%
Bachelors or Greater7.41%
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Chouteau County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed7.91%
Male Employed6.91%
Female Unemployed2.61%
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Chouteau County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chouteau County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chouteau County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chouteau County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chouteau County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chouteau County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chouteau County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

364

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Chouteau County, Montana Veterans by War

count

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Chouteau County, Montana Veterans by Age

count

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Chouteau County, Montana Veterans by Race

Chouteau County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chouteau County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chouteau County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chouteau County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chouteau 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

67.22%

Born in Chouteau County, Montana

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Chouteau County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 67.22% having been born in Montana. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chouteau County, Montana Place of Birth

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