Lake County, Montana Population 2022

Lake County, Montana's estimated population is 31,172 with a growth rate of 0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Montana is the 10th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 28,789 and has seen a growth of 8.28% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19309,5410.00%
194013,4903,94941.39%
195013,8353452.56%
196013,104-731-5.28%
197014,4451,34110.23%
198019,0564,61131.92%
199021,0411,98510.42%
201028,7897,74836.82%
201128,9771880.65%
201229,012350.12%
201329,1211090.38%
201429,215940.32%
201529,4572420.83%
201629,7092520.86%
201730,2215121.72%
201830,220-1-0.00%
201930,4582380.79%
202030,6962380.78%
202130,9342380.78%
202231,1722380.77%
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Lake County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,23266.59%
Black or African American1000.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,11023.40%
Asian1580.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.18%
Some Other Race1460.48%
Two or More Races2,5828.50%
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Lake County, Montana Population by Race

Lake County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Lake County, Montana Median Age

42.3


Total

40.7


Male

44.5


Female

Lake County, Montana Adults

There are 23,251 adults, (6,683 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Montana.

Lake County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

15,393

50.66%

Male

14,990

49.34%

Lake County, Montana Population by Age

Lake County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family62%38%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female54.6%45.4%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8692.5172.4
Married6,1192.9983.8
Male6023.461.6
Female1,3693.4154.6
Non Family3,7791.2662

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Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Lake County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4202.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,0464.98%
High School Graduate5,48826.14%
Some College5,26925.10%
Associates Degree2,18510.41%
Bachelors Degree4,36320.79%
Graduate Degree2,22010.58%
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Lake County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander321815
White15,21314,4185,153
Hispanic636590204
Asian14813947
2+ Races1,090998317
Other Race12911433
Native American4,0513,536940
Black56563

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 46.88%.

Lake County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,121$35,717$25,874
Less Than 9th Grade$17,072$16,008$18,333
High School Graduate$24,151$31,044$16,938
Some College$28,387$34,349$22,376
Bachelors Degree$37,997$48,142$33,207
Graduate Degree$50,208$56,741$42,093

$31,121

Average Earnings

$35,717

Average Male

$25,874

Average Female

Lake County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake County, Montana Language by Age

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Lake County, Montana Language

94.23% of Lake County, Montana residents speak only English, while 5.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Lake County, Montana Language

Lake County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native6,9372,29833.13%
Black993232.32%
Hispanic1,30529922.91%
Multiple2,54956522.17%
White19,5942,46012.55%
Islander5535.45%
Other39NaN%

18.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.46%

Male Poverty Rate

18.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Montana is Native, with 33.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake 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 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.58%.

Lake County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.90%
High School16.54%
Some College14.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.72%

Lake County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.93%
Male Unemployed27.19%
Female Employed11.01%
Female Unemployed36.56%

Lake County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,169$68,134
Families$63,397$78,681
Married Families$73,148$90,772
Non Families$27,425$40,798
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Income by Household Type

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Lake 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 55-64.

Lake County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Lake County, Montana Marital Status

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2,453

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War435
First Gulf War403
Vietnam1,113
Korea184
World War II57

Lake County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34106
35 to 54533
55 to 64347
65 to 74849
75+618

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,01712.09%
Native American3507.24%
Other Race10.78%
2+ Races856.44%
Hispanic303.76%

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Race

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Education

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10.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Montana Employment by Age

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Lake County, Montana Employment by Race

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Lake 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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55.57%

Born in Lake County, Montana

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.82% of Lake County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 55.57% having been born in Montana. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake 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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