Lincoln County, Montana Population 2022

Lincoln County, Montana's estimated population is 20,529 with a growth rate of 0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Montana is the 11th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 19,694 and has seen a growth of 4.24% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,6380.00%
19207,7974,159114.32%
19307,089-708-9.08%
19407,88279311.19%
19508,69381110.29%
196012,5373,84444.22%
197018,0635,52644.08%
198017,752-311-1.72%
199017,481-271-1.53%
201019,6942,21312.66%
201119,625-69-0.35%
201219,485-140-0.71%
201319,424-61-0.31%
201419,186-238-1.23%
201519,060-126-0.66%
201619,2942341.23%
201719,5562621.36%
201819,7972411.23%
201919,9801830.92%
202020,1631830.92%
202120,3461830.91%
202220,5291830.90%
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Lincoln County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,57493.60%
Black or African American380.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1880.95%
Asian710.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.19%
Some Other Race1760.89%
Two or More Races7613.83%
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Lincoln County, Montana Population by Race

Lincoln County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Lincoln County, Montana Median Age

52.5


Total

52.4


Male

52.7


Female

Lincoln County, Montana Adults

There are 16,185 adults, (5,695 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Montana.

Lincoln County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

10,038

50.58%

Male

9,807

49.42%

Lincoln County, Montana Population by Age

Lincoln County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family72.3%27.7%
Male65.9%34.1%
Female58.9%41.1%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6222.2879.6
Married4,7722.8387.1
Male2323.7565.9
Female4723.3558.9
Non Family3,1461.1772.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5373.52%
9th to 12th Grade7675.03%
High School Graduate5,71437.46%
Some College3,89325.52%
Associates Degree1,3428.80%
Bachelors Degree2,19514.39%
Graduate Degree8045.27%
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Lincoln County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian716928
White14,24213,0632,870
2+ Races50846157
Hispanic32725333
Native American1421349
Other Race57112
Black1616
Islander3636

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 asian people with a rate of 39.44%.

Lincoln County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,034$36,476$26,258
Less Than 9th Grade$27,434$29,946$
High School Graduate$24,915$27,911$19,763
Some College$33,260$43,456$27,403
Bachelors Degree$34,007$36,215$32,615
Graduate Degree$61,402$77,382$42,463

$30,034

Average Earnings

$36,476

Average Male

$26,258

Average Female

Lincoln County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Montana Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Montana Language

96.06% of Lincoln County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Lincoln County, Montana Language

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native17512672.00%
Black371335.14%
Hispanic63615724.69%
White18,0432,92316.20%
Asian7122.82%
Other125NaN%
Multiple76011915.66%

16.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Montana is Native, with 72.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Montana is Multiple, with 15.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.46%.

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.04%
High School14.11%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.97%

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.45%
Male Unemployed22.80%
Female Employed7.44%
Female Unemployed72.32%

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,820$56,857
Families$50,677$69,300
Married Families$58,056-
Non Families$22,880$32,810
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status

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2,226

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War208
First Gulf War413
Vietnam980
Korea239
World War II77

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 54411
55 to 64449
65 to 74664
75+680

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,16014.12%
Native American106.67%
Other Race610.53%
2+ Races509.21%
Hispanic297.71%

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Education

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10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Education

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47.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, Montana Employment by Race

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Lincoln 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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42.14%

Born in Lincoln County, Montana

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.45% of Lincoln County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 42.14% having been born in Montana. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lincoln 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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