Flathead County, Montana Population 2022

Flathead County, Montana's estimated population is 109,173 with a growth rate of 1.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Flathead County, Montana is the 5th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 90,864 and has seen a growth of 20.15% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022109,1731,7891.67%
2021107,3841,7891.69%
2020105,5951,7891.72%
2019103,8061,7891.75%
2018102,0171,9261.92%
2017100,0912,3492.40%
201697,7421,9031.99%
201595,8391,2721.35%
201494,5671,6321.76%
201392,9351,3381.46%
201291,5973270.36%
201191,2704060.45%
201090,86431,64653.44%
199059,2187,25213.96%
198051,96612,50631.69%
197039,4606,49519.70%
196032,9651,4704.67%
195031,4957,22429.76%
194024,2715,07126.41%
193019,200-2,505-11.54%
192021,7052,92015.54%
191018,7859,410100.37%
19009,3750.00%
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Flathead County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93,98994.08%
Two or More Races2,2502.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5281.53%
Some Other Race9470.95%
Asian6980.70%
Black or African American4400.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.05%
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Flathead County, Montana Population by Race

Flathead County, Montana Population Pyramid $2022

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Flathead County, Montana Median Age

42.2


Total

41.3


Male

43.1


Female

Flathead County, Montana Adults

There are 77,877 adults, (18,683 of whom are seniors) in Flathead County, Montana.

Flathead County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Flathead County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

50,001

50.05%

Male

49,898

49.95%

Flathead County, Montana Population by Age

Flathead County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Flathead County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female62.1%37.9%
Male68.5%31.5%
All74.1%25.9%
Married85.1%14.9%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Flathead County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,7732.5574.1
Married21,3023.1485.1
Non Family13,5051.2659.8
Female2,7553.5562.1
Male1,211468.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Flathead County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8781.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,8644.05%
High School Graduate20,83329.45%
Some College16,61023.48%
Associates Degree7,62310.78%
Bachelors Degree14,91421.08%
Graduate Degree7,0209.92%
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Flathead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Flathead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White66,82563,48420,927
Hispanic1,4181,135296
Native American1,053984127
2+ Races1,034992420
Asian471453202
Other Race35026671
Black28920475
Islander2727

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 42.89%.

Flathead County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,057$41,228$28,311
Less Than 9th Grade$22,750$27,637$16,771
High School Graduate$28,911$33,198$21,919
Some College$30,007$39,930$26,132
Bachelors Degree$43,263$52,180$38,834
Graduate Degree$57,786$74,904$47,527

$33,057

Average Earnings

$41,228

Average Male

$28,311

Average Female

Flathead County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flathead County, Montana Language by Age

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Flathead County, Montana Language

96.60% of Flathead County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Flathead County, Montana Language

Flathead County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White91,8629,87010.74%
Multiple2,23136816.49%
Native1,47430620.76%
Hispanic2,8042318.24%
Asian698679.60%
Other53NaN%
Black439255.69%

10.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.73%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flathead County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flathead County, Montana is Native, with 20.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flathead County, Montana is Hispanic, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.42%.

Flathead County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.95%
High School10.79%
Some College10.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Flathead County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.00%
Male Unemployed11.72%
Female Employed6.92%
Male Employed4.64%

Flathead County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flathead County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,182$76,591
Families$70,348$91,227
Married Families$75,500-
Non Families$32,638$45,792
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Income by Household Type

Flathead County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Flathead County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Flathead 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 35-44.

Flathead County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Flathead County, Montana Marital Status

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8,741

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,569
First Gulf War1,736
Second Gulf War1,310
Korea479
World War II223

Flathead County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,517
35 to 542,111
75+1,821
55 to 641,658
18 to 34634

Flathead County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,15111.02%
Hispanic28014.54%
Other Race18937.50%
2+ Races17012.13%
Native American14813.02%
Asian5611.67%
Black277.12%

Flathead County, Montana Veterans by Race

Flathead County, Montana Veterans by Education

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7.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flathead County, Montana Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Flathead County, Montana Employment by Age

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Flathead County, Montana Employment by Race

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Flathead 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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46.14%

Born in Flathead County, Montana

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Flathead County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 46.14% having been born in Montana. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Flathead 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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