Lake County, Montana Population 2020

Lake County, Montana's estimated population is 30,244 with a growth rate of 1.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Montana is the 9th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201830,25060.02%
201730,2445321.79%
201629,7122590.88%
201529,4532410.83%
201429,212920.32%
201329,1201120.39%
201229,008330.11%
201128,9751850.64%
201028,7907,74936.83%
199021,0411,98510.42%
198019,0564,61131.92%
197014,4451,34110.23%
196013,104-731-5.28%
195013,8353452.56%
194013,4903,94941.39%
19309,5410.00%

How Many People Live in Lake County, Montana?

30,244

Lake County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,00767.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,25424.36%
Two or More Races2,1687.28%
Asian1110.37%
Some Other Race860.29%
Black or African American810.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander670.23%

Lake County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Lake County, Montana Median Age

42.3


Total

40.5


Male

44.2


Female

Lake County, Montana Adults

There are 22,600 adults, (6,187 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Montana.

Lake County, Montana Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

15,030

50.48%

Male

14,744

49.52%

Lake County, Montana Households and Families

Lake County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female50.1%49.9%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8492.4672.2
Married5,9362.9784.3
Non Family3,9251.2263.6
Female1,3803.450.1
Male6083.3758.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4792.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,3116.44%
High School Graduate6,05629.73%
Some College5,10725.07%
Associates Degree1,7098.39%
Bachelors Degree3,74218.37%
Graduate Degree1,9669.65%

Lake County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,86113,7924,630
Native American4,0783,554692
Multiple Races839743214
Hispanic588510130
Asian998421
Other Race705824
Black555512
Islander502617

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 other race people with a rate of 34.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,662$32,917$24,127
Less Than High School$16,826$24,688$13,864
High School Grad$25,646$29,477$19,507
Some College$26,835$36,025$21,005
Bachelors Degree$36,643$40,341$35,845
Graduate Degree$49,552$60,750$40,469

$29,662

Average Earnings

$32,917

Average Male

$24,127

Average Female

Lake County, Montana Language

Lake County, Montana Language by Age

Lake County, Montana Language

96.03% of Lake County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Lake County, Montana Poverty

Lake County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,2312,94615.32%
Native6,9942,55336.50%
Multiple2,16245821.18%
Hispanic1,30133125.44%
Other812429.63%
Black791316.46%
Islander67913.43%

21.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.18%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Montana is Native, with 36.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Montana is Islander, with 13.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.58%
Some College17.52%
High School17.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.90%
Male Unemployed28.26%
Female Employed13.19%
Male Employed10.82%

Lake County, Montana Income

Lake County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,488$61,802
Families$57,368$71,986
Married Families$67,771$82,316
Non Families$25,454$36,030

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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

Lake County, Montana Veterans

2,475

Number of Veterans

2,224

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,142
First Gulf War391
Second Gulf War323
Korea201
World War II69
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,98512.10%
Indian4058.30%
2 or More747.26%
Hispanic547.41%
Black610.71%
Asian44.04%
Other11.43%

$Lake County, Montana Veterans by Education

13.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Montana Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake 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

57.09%

Born in Montana

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.03% of Lake County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 57.09% having been born in Montana. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

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