Fergus County, Montana Population 2020

Fergus County, Montana's estimated population is 11,283 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fergus County, Montana is the 18th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,113-170-1.51%
201711,283-50-0.44%
201611,333270.24%
201511,306-23-0.20%
201411,329-136-1.19%
201311,465720.63%
201211,393-70-0.61%
201111,463-125-1.08%
201011,588-495-4.10%
199012,083-993-7.59%
198013,0764653.69%
197012,611-1,407-10.04%
196014,01830.02%
195014,015-25-0.18%
194014,040-2,491-15.07%
193016,531-11,813-41.68%
192028,34410,95963.04%
191017,38510,448150.61%
19006,9373,42397.41%
18903,5140.00%

How Many People Live in Fergus County, Montana?

11,283

Fergus County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,72495.13%
Some Other Race1481.31%
Asian1171.04%
Two or More Races1131.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander720.64%
Black or African American180.16%

Fergus County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Fergus County, Montana Median Age

46


Total

45.2


Male

47


Female

Fergus County, Montana Adults

There are 8,973 adults, (2,562 of whom are seniors) in Fergus County, Montana.

Fergus County, Montana Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fergus County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,591

49.60%

Male

5,682

50.40%

Fergus County, Montana Households and Families

Fergus County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fergus County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All72%28%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female52.7%47.3%
Male48.8%51.2%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9752.1772
Married2,4412.7781.6
Non Family1,9921.1665.9
Female3722.7752.7
Male170448.8

2.81

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fergus County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1241.50%
9th to 12th Grade4385.29%
High School Graduate2,47229.85%
Some College2,02924.50%
Associates Degree8249.95%
Bachelors Degree1,82922.08%
Graduate Degree5666.83%

Fergus County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7867,2672,176
Hispanic233224128
Other Race14214250
Multiple Races848418
Asian817171
Native American67463
Islander32325
Black52

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,098$39,160$24,375
Less Than High School$25,577$34,491$13,229
High School Grad$24,632$31,588$21,807
Some College$31,340$41,798$23,221
Bachelors Degree$36,129$32,380$38,056
Graduate Degree$46,071$45,536$50,268

$31,098

Average Earnings

$39,160

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Fergus County, Montana Language

Fergus County, Montana Language by Age

Fergus County, Montana Language

96.17% of Fergus County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Fergus County, Montana Poverty

Fergus County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4511,47114.08%
Asian1172823.93%
Native761925.00%
Multiple1111311.71%
Black13323.08%

13.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

16.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fergus County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Native, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Multiple, with 11.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.49%
Some College11.83%
High School11.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.89%
Female Unemployed29.03%
Female Employed12.05%
Male Employed5.53%

Fergus County, Montana Income

Fergus County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,327$65,238
Families$57,510$79,096
Married Families$64,975-
Non Families$32,448$44,052

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fergus County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Fergus County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Fergus County, Montana Veterans

842

Number of Veterans

800

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam401
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War119
World War II90
Korea59
Name Veterans % of Total
White8189.59%
Indian1823.38%
Hispanic62.51%
2 or More66.19%

$Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Education

9.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fergus County, Montana Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fergus 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

60.09%

Born in Montana

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.59% of Fergus County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 60.09% having been born in Montana. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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