Missoula County, Montana Population 2020

Missoula County, Montana's estimated population is 117,863 with a growth rate of 1.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Missoula County, Montana is the 2nd largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018118,7919280.79%
2017117,8631,5111.30%
2016116,3522,2381.96%
2015114,1141,3211.17%
2014112,7939040.81%
2013111,8898540.77%
2012111,0358040.73%
2011110,2317650.70%
2010109,46630,77939.12%
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%

How Many People Live in Missoula County, Montana?

117,863

Missoula County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White106,34091.69%
Two or More Races3,9303.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,6752.31%
Asian1,8801.62%
Black or African American5940.51%
Some Other Race4300.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1340.12%

Missoula County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Missoula County, Montana Median Age

35.6


Total

35.2


Male

36.1


Female

Missoula County, Montana Adults

There are 93,777 adults, (16,877 of whom are seniors) in Missoula County, Montana.

Missoula County, Montana Age Dependency

50.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Missoula County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

57,611

49.67%

Male

58,372

50.33%

Missoula County, Montana Households and Families

Missoula County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Missoula County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
Male64.9%35.1%
All58.7%41.3%
Female46.7%53.3%
Non Family35.8%64.2%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,6082.3158.7
Married21,3983.0183.3
Non Family21,3161.4235.8
Female3,9492.8946.7
Male1,9453.2964.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Missoula County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8441.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,6273.40%
High School Graduate16,40521.26%
Some College18,09123.45%
Associates Degree6,3708.26%
Bachelors Degree19,94025.84%
Graduate Degree12,87716.69%

Missoula County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White70,57767,76330,396
Hispanic2,0021,736633
Multiple Races1,6141,602771
Native American1,4491,306284
Asian1,3161,103752
Black373343153
Other Race34028452
Islander13411121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 99.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,705$35,159$28,743
Less Than High School$20,065$21,596$15,682
High School Grad$26,466$31,733$20,883
Some College$27,686$32,208$25,424
Bachelors Degree$32,434$34,759$31,749
Graduate Degree$53,423$63,927$49,211

$31,705

Average Earnings

$35,159

Average Male

$28,743

Average Female

Missoula County, Montana Language

Missoula County, Montana Language by Age

Missoula County, Montana Language

95.32% of Missoula County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Missoula County, Montana Poverty

Missoula County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White101,24614,28114.11%
Multiple3,75374919.96%
Native2,48958323.42%
Hispanic3,55957716.21%
Asian1,76048627.61%
Other42916338.00%
Black55810719.18%
Islander1343626.87%

14.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.61%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Missoula County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Missoula County, Montana is Other, with 38.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Missoula County, Montana is White, with 14.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.89%
High School14.98%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.00%
Male Unemployed35.77%
Female Employed13.07%
Male Employed11.82%

Missoula County, Montana Income

Missoula County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,270$71,308
Families$73,151$93,380
Married Families$83,906$104,851
Non Families$30,527$41,041

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Missoula County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Missoula County, Montana Veterans

7,836

Number of Veterans

7,173

Male Veterans

663

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,019
First Gulf War1,508
Second Gulf War1,334
Korea452
World War II231
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2138.31%
Hispanic28511.14%
2 or More26310.96%
Indian1417.28%
Other9927.12%
Asian643.83%
Black5613.33%

$Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Education

9.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Missoula County, Montana Employment Status

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Missoula 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

49.33%

Born in Montana

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.08% of Missoula County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 49.33% having been born in Montana. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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