Missoula County, Montana Population 2022

Missoula County, Montana's estimated population is 122,480 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Missoula County, Montana is the 3rd largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 109,467 and has seen a growth of 11.89% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022122,4809600.79%
2021121,5209600.80%
2020120,5609600.80%
2019119,6009600.81%
2018118,6408060.68%
2017117,8341,4851.28%
2016116,3492,2271.95%
2015114,1221,3211.17%
2014112,8019010.81%
2013111,9008580.77%
2012111,0427970.72%
2011110,2457780.71%
2010109,46730,78039.12%
199078,6872,6713.51%
198076,01617,75330.47%
197058,26313,60030.45%
196044,6639,17025.84%
195035,4936,45522.23%
194029,0387,25633.31%
193021,782-2,259-9.40%
192024,0414451.89%
191023,5969,63268.98%
190013,964-463-3.21%
189014,42711,890468.66%
18802,537-17-0.67%
18702,5540.00%
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Missoula County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,41791.57%
Two or More Races4,0813.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3552.01%
Asian2,1741.85%
Black or African American7510.64%
Some Other Race4520.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.07%
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Missoula County, Montana Population by Race

Missoula County, Montana Population Pyramid $2022

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Missoula County, Montana Median Age

36


Total

35.3


Male

36.8


Female

Missoula County, Montana Adults

There are 95,044 adults, (17,653 of whom are seniors) in Missoula County, Montana.

Missoula County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Missoula County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

58,579

49.94%

Male

58,730

50.06%

Missoula County, Montana Population by Age

Missoula County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Missoula County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family37%63%
Female49.3%50.7%
All58.9%41.1%
Male60.3%39.7%
Married82.1%17.9%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Missoula County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,3132.3158.9
Married21,8602.9982.1
Non Family21,4961.4137
Female4,0612.9749.3
Male1,8963.2260.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Missoula County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9881.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,4533.11%
High School Graduate17,09921.66%
Some College17,48122.14%
Associates Degree6,9828.84%
Bachelors Degree21,07326.69%
Graduate Degree12,87616.31%
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Missoula County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Missoula County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White71,74068,89530,985
Hispanic2,1071,909920
Asian1,8301,573973
2+ Races1,6131,583771
Native American1,4391,355286
Black401368173
Other Race396354130
Islander797914

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 53.17%.

Missoula County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,445$36,217$30,818
Less Than 9th Grade$20,554$29,545$15,378
High School Graduate$26,841$31,434$23,097
Some College$29,588$31,320$27,625
Bachelors Degree$34,722$36,740$33,228
Graduate Degree$56,518$68,471$52,087

$32,445

Average Earnings

$36,217

Average Male

$30,818

Average Female

Missoula County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Missoula County, Montana Language by Age

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Missoula County, Montana Language

95.04% of Missoula County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Missoula County, Montana Language

Missoula County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White102,35614,14313.82%
Multiple3,87584021.68%
Native2,12549623.34%
Hispanic3,69048513.14%
Asian2,07330214.57%
Other128NaN%
Black7208211.39%
Islander791721.52%

14.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

14.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Missoula County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Missoula County, Montana is Native, with 23.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Missoula County, Montana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.19%.

Missoula County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.35%
High School12.93%
Some College12.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.85%

Missoula County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.43%
Male Unemployed35.67%
Male Employed11.44%
Female Employed11.44%

Missoula County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Missoula County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,062$74,060
Families$73,643$96,030
Married Families$83,514$106,934
Non Families$31,231$43,358
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Income by Household Type

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Missoula County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Missoula 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.

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Missoula County, Montana Marital Status

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7,648

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,951
First Gulf War1,514
Second Gulf War1,464
Korea352
World War II176

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,218
35 to 541,808
75+1,580
55 to 641,264
18 to 34778

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,1478.14%
Hispanic2358.97%
2+ Races1857.51%
Native American1106.19%
Other Race8420.14%
Black6213.72%
Asian603.03%

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Race

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Education

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7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Missoula County, Montana Employment by Age

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Missoula County, Montana Employment by Race

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Missoula 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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48.65%

Born in Missoula County, Montana

97.00%

Native Born

3.00%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.00% of Missoula County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 48.65% having been born in Montana. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Missoula 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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