Meagher County, Montana Population 2024

2,119

Meagher County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 2,119 with a growth rate of 2.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meagher County, Montana is the 44th largest county in Montana. The 2010 population was 1,878 and has seen a growth of 12.83% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,384532.27%
20282,331532.33%
20272,278532.38%
20262,225532.44%
20252,172532.5%
20242,119532.57%
20232,066532.63%
20222,013532.7%
20211,960381.98%
20201,922814.4%
20191,841-6-0.32%
20181,847-9-0.48%
20171,85650.27%
20161,851291.59%
20151,822-35-1.88%
20141,857-48-2.52%
20131,905180.95%
20121,88790.48%
20111,878
20101,878
19901,819-335-15.55%
19802,154321.51%
19702,122-494-18.88%
19602,61653725.83%
19502,079-158-7.06%
19402,237-35-1.54%
19302,272-350-13.35%
19202,622-1,568-37.42%
19104,1901,66465.87%
19002,526-2,223-46.81%
18904,7492,00673.13%
18802,7431,35697.76%
18701,387-997-41.82%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.57% (53)
County Website
Meagher County
State
Montana
2010 Population
1,878
Area
2392 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
12.83% (241)
Founded
November 16, 1867

Meagher County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,79992.35%
Native American914.67%
Two or more races512.62%
Asian50.26%
Black or African American10.05%
Other race10.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meagher County, Montana Population by Race

Meagher County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Meagher County, Montana Median Age

57.6

Total

56.1

Male

60

Female

Meagher County, Montana Adults

There are 1,650 adults, (638 of whom are seniors) in Meagher County, Montana.

Meagher County, Montana Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

63

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Meagher County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female89145.74%
Male1,05754.26%

Meagher County, Montana Population by Age

Meagher County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8342.385.414.6
Married5272.7284.615.4
Non Family2821.1287.912.1
Female185.561.138.9
Male79.431000
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2.7

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meagher County, Montana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Meagher County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meagher County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.09%.

Meagher County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,211

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$34,321

Average Female

Meagher County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meagher County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meagher County, Montana Language

98.31% of Meagher County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Meagher County, Montana Language

Meagher County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,78219510.94%
Hispanic492857.14%
Multiple512854.9%
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12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.26%

Male Poverty Rate

11.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meagher County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meagher County, Montana is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meagher County, Montana is White, with 10.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.69%.

Meagher County, Montana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.54%
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Bachelors or Greater9.89%
High School8.38%
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Meagher County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.19%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed7.21%
Female Unemployed6.25%
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Meagher County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meagher County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

67.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Meagher County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meagher 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 45-54.

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

219

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Meagher County, Montana Veterans by War

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Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Race

Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Meagher County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meagher County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meagher County, Montana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.23%

Born in Meagher County, Montana

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Meagher County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 51.23% having been born in Montana. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Meagher County, Montana Place of Birth

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