Dawson County, Montana Population 2022

Dawson County, Montana's estimated population is 8,412 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Montana is the 27th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 8,950 and has seen a growth of -6.01% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701770.00%
188018031.69%
18902,0561,8761042.22%
19002,44338718.82%
191012,72510,282420.88%
19209,239-3,486-27.39%
19309,8816426.95%
19408,618-1,263-12.78%
19509,0924745.50%
196012,3143,22235.44%
197011,269-1,045-8.49%
198011,8055364.76%
19909,505-2,300-19.48%
20108,950-555-5.84%
20119,026760.85%
20129,2312052.27%
20139,3811501.62%
20149,5051241.32%
20159,577720.76%
20169,263-314-3.28%
20178,952-311-3.36%
20188,680-272-3.04%
20198,613-67-0.77%
20208,546-67-0.78%
20218,479-67-0.78%
20228,412-67-0.79%
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Dawson County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,35194.64%
Black or African American440.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native1191.35%
Asian240.27%
Some Other Race600.68%
Two or More Races2262.56%
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Dawson County, Montana Population by Race

Dawson County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Dawson County, Montana Median Age

41.7


Total

40.7


Male

44.1


Female

Dawson County, Montana Adults

There are 6,979 adults, (1,705 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Montana.

Dawson County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

4,145

46.97%

Male

4,679

53.03%

Dawson County, Montana Population by Age

Dawson County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dawson County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All65.8%34.2%
Female64.8%35.2%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Male11.8%88.2%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8922.1565.8
Married1,8812.879.4
Male2883.211.8
Female1992.5164.8
Non Family1,5241.1159.4

2.74

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Dawson County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade831.29%
9th to 12th Grade3906.04%
High School Graduate1,87128.97%
Some College1,24719.31%
Associates Degree1,25919.50%
Bachelors Degree1,12217.37%
Graduate Degree4867.53%
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Dawson County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dawson County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9975,5551,548
Hispanic22021044
Other Race23134
2+ Races13312910
Native American81686
Asian2424
Black4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.81%.

Dawson County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,525$44,944$23,006
Less Than 9th Grade$15,563$12,163$15,788
High School Graduate$27,886$31,905$20,182
Some College$32,764$43,407$26,750
Bachelors Degree$46,763$54,145$30,645
Graduate Degree$45,776$69,489$40,847

$32,525

Average Earnings

$44,944

Average Male

$23,006

Average Female

Dawson County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson County, Montana Language by Age

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Dawson County, Montana Language

99.09% of Dawson County, Montana residents speak only English, while 0.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Dawson County, Montana Language

Dawson County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,78687911.29%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2046531.86%
Hispanic232219.05%

11.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Montana is White, with 11.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Montana is Hispanic, with 9.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.62%.

Dawson County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.97%
High School14.92%
Some College5.39%
Bachelors or Greater12.48%

Dawson County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.24%
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed11.37%
Female Unemployed41.57%

Dawson County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,681$68,280
Families$65,662$81,591
Married Families$72,152-
Non Families$33,750$45,756
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Income by Household Type

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Dawson 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 45-54.

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Dawson County, Montana Marital Status

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705

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War167
First Gulf War103
Vietnam245
Korea19
World War II13

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34105
35 to 54176
55 to 64122
65 to 74145
75+157

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White67710.22%
Native American1315.12%
2+ Races158.82%
Hispanic93.77%

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Race

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Education

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6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Montana Employment by Age

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Dawson County, Montana Employment by Race

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Dawson 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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59.38%

Born in Dawson County, Montana

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Dawson County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 59.38% 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 Europe.

Dawson 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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