Lincoln County, Montana Population 2020

Lincoln County, Montana's estimated population is 19,508 with a growth rate of 1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Montana is the 10th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,7942861.47%
201719,5082551.32%
201619,2532001.05%
201519,053-130-0.68%
201419,183-238-1.23%
201319,421-63-0.32%
201219,484-138-0.70%
201119,622-73-0.37%
201019,6952,21412.67%
199017,481-271-1.53%
198017,752-311-1.72%
197018,0635,52644.08%
196012,5373,84444.22%
19508,69381110.29%
19407,88279311.19%
19307,089-708-9.08%
19207,7974,159114.32%
19103,6380.00%

How Many People Live in Lincoln County, Montana?

19,508

Lincoln County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,37294.91%
Two or More Races5652.92%
Some Other Race1460.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native1350.70%
Asian970.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.16%
Black or African American120.06%

Lincoln County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Lincoln County, Montana Median Age

52.6


Total

52.6


Male

52.6


Female

Lincoln County, Montana Adults

There are 15,827 adults, (5,228 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Montana.

Lincoln County, Montana Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

9,680

50.01%

Male

9,678

49.99%

Lincoln County, Montana Households and Families

Lincoln County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All78.3%21.7%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male64.6%35.4%
Female63.9%36.1%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2592.3278.3
Married4,3132.9285.8
Non Family3,2871.2371.3
Female3683.5463.9
Male2914.0664.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7475.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,0517.12%
High School Graduate5,16234.95%
Some College3,52123.84%
Associates Degree1,3018.81%
Bachelors Degree2,17814.75%
Graduate Degree8105.48%

Lincoln County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,98112,3392,828
Multiple Races29123847
Hispanic28520124
Native American10910828
Asian978459
Other Race4092
Islander3131
Black61

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 60.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,259$32,362$22,219
Less Than High School$26,477$40,254$12,396
High School Grad$23,951$28,488$17,827
Some College$25,259$28,194$23,549
Bachelors Degree$33,341$37,384$21,841
Graduate Degree$57,667$63,347$49,708

$27,259

Average Earnings

$32,362

Average Male

$22,219

Average Female

Lincoln County, Montana Language

Lincoln County, Montana Language by Age

Lincoln County, Montana Language

95.06% of Lincoln County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8163,28918.46%
Hispanic55613624.46%
Multiple56410117.91%
Other1309472.31%
Native1212016.53%
Black11545.45%
Asian9711.03%

18.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.90%

Male Poverty Rate

22.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Montana is Other, with 72.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Montana is Asian, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Name Poverty
High School18.79%
Some College16.62%
Less Than High School13.69%
Bachelors or Greater8.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.79%
Male Unemployed18.72%
Male Employed9.34%
Female Employed6.59%

Lincoln County, Montana Income

Lincoln County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,287$54,708
Families$47,607$67,127
Married Families$53,253-
Non Families$22,362$34,288

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans

2,340

Number of Veterans

2,225

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,181
Korea253
First Gulf War249
Second Gulf War234
World War II126
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,27815.04%
2 or More4613.03%
Hispanic225.38%
Indian75.56%
Black571.43%
Other47.14%

$Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Education

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Employment Status

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln 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

41.16%

Born in Montana

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.44% of Lincoln County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 41.16% having been born in Montana. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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