Fergus County, Montana Population 2022

Fergus County, Montana's estimated population is 10,849 with a growth rate of -0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fergus County, Montana is the 19th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 11,585 and has seen a growth of -6.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,5140.00%
19006,9373,42397.41%
191017,38510,448150.61%
192028,34410,95963.04%
193016,531-11,813-41.68%
194014,040-2,491-15.07%
195014,015-25-0.18%
196014,01830.02%
197012,611-1,407-10.04%
198013,0764653.69%
199012,083-993-7.59%
201011,585-498-4.12%
201111,461-124-1.07%
201211,391-70-0.61%
201311,464730.64%
201411,329-135-1.18%
201511,307-22-0.19%
201611,349420.37%
201711,281-68-0.60%
201811,117-164-1.45%
201911,050-67-0.60%
202010,983-67-0.61%
202110,916-67-0.61%
202210,849-67-0.61%
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Fergus County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,48293.87%
Black or African American800.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native1821.63%
Asian1671.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.07%
Some Other Race990.89%
Two or More Races1491.33%
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Fergus County, Montana Population by Race

Fergus County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Fergus County, Montana Median Age

45


Total

42.8


Male

46.1


Female

Fergus County, Montana Adults

There are 8,825 adults, (2,649 of whom are seniors) in Fergus County, Montana.

Fergus County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fergus County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,453

48.83%

Male

5,714

51.17%

Fergus County, Montana Population by Age

Fergus County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fergus County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.8%15.2%
Married82.8%17.2%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female47.9%52.1%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fergus County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0572.1370.5
Married2,3312.8582.8
Male1983.8484.8
Female2592.947.9
Non Family2,2691.1659.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Fergus County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1401.71%
9th to 12th Grade3043.72%
High School Graduate2,56831.41%
Some College2,01624.66%
Associates Degree92311.29%
Bachelors Degree1,65520.24%
Graduate Degree5696.96%
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Fergus County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fergus County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander888
Hispanic13813864
Native American18217483
Asian887233
2+ Races939332
Other Race959532
White7,6637,2432,007
Black88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fergus County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,261$37,368$23,556
Less Than 9th Grade$26,648$35,352$16,548
High School Graduate$26,620$29,871$21,992
Some College$26,924$41,691$22,606
Bachelors Degree$43,910$48,750$43,295
Graduate Degree$20,326$50,536$12,159

$29,261

Average Earnings

$37,368

Average Male

$23,556

Average Female

Fergus County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fergus County, Montana Language by Age

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Fergus County, Montana Language

96.44% of Fergus County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Fergus County, Montana Language

Fergus County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian16711267.07%
Multiple1474329.25%
White10,2231,68616.49%
OtherNaN%

16.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.92%

Male Poverty Rate

19.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fergus County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Asian, with 67.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.75%.

Fergus County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.73%
High School11.17%
Some College17.54%
Bachelors or Greater8.90%

Fergus County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.77%
Male Unemployed89.83%
Female Employed10.79%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Fergus County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fergus County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,618$61,451
Families$70,091$80,822
Married Families$80,942-
Non Families$26,273$37,391
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Income by Household Type

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fergus County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Fergus 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 45-54.

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

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967

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War126
First Gulf War124
Vietnam384
Korea64
World War II48

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34109
35 to 54171
55 to 6482
65 to 74319
75+286

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White90610.88%
Black450.00%
Native American3720.33%
2+ Races2018.02%
Hispanic32.07%

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Race

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Education

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16.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Fergus County, Montana Employment by Age

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Fergus County, Montana Employment by Race

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Fergus 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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62.75%

Born in Fergus County, Montana

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Fergus County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 62.75% having been born in Montana. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Fergus 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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