Musselshell County, Montana Population 2022

Musselshell County, Montana's estimated population is 4,636 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Musselshell County, Montana is the 37th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 4,555 and has seen a growth of 1.78% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
192012,0300.00%
19307,242-4,788-39.80%
19405,717-1,525-21.06%
19505,408-309-5.40%
19604,888-520-9.62%
19703,734-1,154-23.61%
19804,42869418.59%
19904,106-322-7.27%
20104,55544910.94%
20114,7471924.22%
20124,692-55-1.16%
20134,681-11-0.23%
20144,645-36-0.77%
20154,628-17-0.37%
20164,646180.39%
20174,632-14-0.30%
20184,6320.00%
20194,63310.02%
20204,63410.02%
20214,63510.02%
20224,63610.02%
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Musselshell County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,37193.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1402.99%
Asian310.66%
Some Other Race340.73%
Two or More Races1062.26%
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Musselshell County, Montana Population by Race

Musselshell County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Musselshell County, Montana Median Age

51.5


Total

50.8


Male

52.3


Female

Musselshell County, Montana Adults

There are 3,781 adults, (1,284 of whom are seniors) in Musselshell County, Montana.

Musselshell County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Musselshell County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

2,330

49.77%

Male

2,352

50.23%

Musselshell County, Montana Population by Age

Musselshell County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Musselshell County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female43.8%56.2%
Male38.2%61.8%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Musselshell County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2112.173.1
Married1,2492.6879.5
Male553.0238.2
Female1052.3343.8
Non Family8021.1269.5

2.62

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Musselshell County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade842.39%
9th to 12th Grade2206.26%
High School Graduate1,44341.08%
Some College89225.39%
Associates Degree2547.23%
Bachelors Degree40111.41%
Graduate Degree2196.23%
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Musselshell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Musselshell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race201514
Hispanic807535
2+ Races575715
White3,2472,949570
Asian3131
Native American103102

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 70.00%.

Musselshell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,017$41,354$23,650
Less Than 9th Grade$30,417$40,905$23,750
High School Graduate$27,013$40,347$19,089
Some College$34,063$47,143$25,446
Bachelors Degree$31,134$12,404$32,196
Graduate Degree$51,333$70,347$

$31,017

Average Earnings

$41,354

Average Male

$23,650

Average Female

Musselshell County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Musselshell County, Montana Language by Age

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Musselshell County, Montana Language

96.31% of Musselshell County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Musselshell County, Montana Language

Musselshell County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1365238.24%
Multiple1052220.95%
Hispanic1192016.81%
White4,26148011.26%
Other14NaN%

12.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Musselshell County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Musselshell County, Montana is Native, with 38.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Musselshell 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 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.55%.

Musselshell County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.07%
High School12.43%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Musselshell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.52%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed7.74%
Female Unemployed11.11%

Musselshell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Musselshell County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,328$60,738
Families$52,950$67,549
Married Families$55,114-
Non Families$28,526$45,189
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Income by Household Type

Musselshell County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Musselshell County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Musselshell 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 35-44.

Musselshell County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Musselshell County, Montana Marital Status

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463

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War54
Vietnam222
Korea37
World War II24

Musselshell County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54115
55 to 6491
65 to 74150
75+107

Musselshell County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White43812.27%
Native American2524.27%

Musselshell County, Montana Veterans by Race

Musselshell County, Montana Veterans by Education

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10.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Musselshell County, Montana Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Musselshell County, Montana Employment by Age

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Musselshell County, Montana Employment by Race

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Musselshell 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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43.87%

Born in Musselshell County, Montana

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Musselshell County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 43.87% having been born in Montana. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Musselshell 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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