Meagher County, Montana Population 2020

Meagher County, Montana's estimated population is 1,856 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meagher County, Montana is the 46th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,866100.54%
20171,856100.54%
20161,846241.32%
20151,822-34-1.83%
20141,856-48-2.52%
20131,904180.95%
20121,88690.48%
20111,877-1-0.05%
20101,878593.24%
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%
18701,3870.00%

How Many People Live in Meagher County, Montana?

1,856

Meagher County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86094.51%
Some Other Race502.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native311.58%
Two or More Races271.37%

Meagher County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Meagher County, Montana Median Age

45.9


Total

49


Male

43.5


Female

Meagher County, Montana Adults

There are 1,575 adults, (448 of whom are seniors) in Meagher County, Montana.

Meagher County, Montana Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meagher County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

1,002

50.91%

Male

966

49.09%

Meagher County, Montana Households and Families

Meagher County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meagher County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female94%6%
Married74%26%
All71%29%
Male70%30%
Non Family63.2%36.8%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7492.5971
Married3883.2574
Non Family2911.1963.2
Female505.4494
Male203.0570

3.41

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meagher County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.08%
9th to 12th Grade644.31%
High School Graduate59840.27%
Some College31721.35%
Associates Degree1036.94%
Bachelors Degree27818.72%
Graduate Degree1097.34%

Meagher County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4281,356374
Native American303010
Multiple Races1616
Hispanic1133
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,544$23,597$20,020
Less Than High School$$$15,455
High School Grad$20,893$21,985$
Some College$16,513$22,500$14,464
Bachelors Degree$26,500$23,462$30,705
Graduate Degree$48,125$63,125$

$21,544

Average Earnings

$23,597

Average Male

$20,020

Average Female

Meagher County, Montana Language

Meagher County, Montana Language by Age

Meagher County, Montana Language

98.58% of Meagher County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Meagher County, Montana Poverty

Meagher County, Montana Poverty by Race

15.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.34%

Male Poverty Rate

17.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meagher County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meagher County, Montana is White, with 15.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meagher County, Montana is White, with 15.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.22%.

Name Poverty
Some College32.69%
Less Than High School12.68%
High School8.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

Meagher County, Montana Income

Meagher County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,109$56,661
Families$50,750$68,322
Married Families$53,750-
Non Families$27,083$37,106

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Meagher County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Meagher 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 45-54.

Meagher County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Meagher County, Montana Veterans

126

Number of Veterans

126

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
Korea35
First Gulf War8
World War II4
Second Gulf War4

$Meagher County, Montana Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meagher County, Montana Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Meagher 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

61.48%

Born in Montana

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.42% of Meagher County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 61.48% having been born in Montana. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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