Pondera County, Montana Population 2024

6,198

Pondera County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 6,198 with a growth rate of 0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pondera County, Montana is the 33rd largest county in Montana. The 2010 population was 6,161 and has seen a growth of 0.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,498600.93%
20286,438600.94%
20276,378600.95%
20266,318600.96%
20256,258600.97%
20246,198600.98%
20236,138600.99%
20226,078601%
20216,0181392.36%
20205,879210.36%
20195,858-78-1.31%
20185,936-18-0.3%
20175,954-70-1.16%
20166,024-76-1.25%
20156,100-40-0.65%
20146,140-78-1.25%
20136,218661.07%
20126,152-43-0.69%
20116,195340.55%
20106,161
19906,433-298-4.43%
19806,7311201.82%
19706,611-1,042-13.62%
19607,6531,26119.73%
19506,392-324-4.82%
19406,716-248-3.56%
19306,9641,22321.3%
19205,741-757-11.65%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.98% (60)
County Website
Pondera County
State
Montana
County Seat
2010 Population
6,161
Area
1625 mi²
Density
4 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.6% (37)
Founded
1919

Pondera County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,76879.64%
Native American99816.67%
Two or more races1823.04%
Other race270.45%
Asian90.15%
Black or African American30.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pondera County, Montana Population by Race

Pondera County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Pondera County, Montana Median Age

41.6

Total

41.1

Male

41.9

Female

Pondera County, Montana Adults

There are 4,587 adults, (1,267 of whom are seniors) in Pondera County, Montana.

Pondera County, Montana Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pondera County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female2,97449.67%
Male3,01350.33%

Pondera County, Montana Population by Age

Pondera County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1532.6966.733.3
Married1,1593.1379.120.9
Non Family6941.245446
Female1784.0447.852.2
Male1224.848.451.6
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pondera 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

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

Pondera 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 asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Pondera County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,852

Average Earnings

$41,050

Average Male

$30,849

Average Female

Pondera County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pondera County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pondera County, Montana Language

91.1% of Pondera County, Montana residents speak only English, while 8.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.38% of the population.

Pondera County, Montana Language

Pondera County, Montana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,63980317.31%
Native98434835.37%
Hispanic1418761.7%
Multiple1828345.6%
Other2727100%
Asian9555.56%
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21.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.58%

Male Poverty Rate

23.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pondera County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pondera County, Montana is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pondera County, Montana is White, with 17.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.29%.

Pondera County, Montana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.68%
High School18.91%
Some College11.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
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Pondera County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.86%
Male Unemployed22.9%
Female Employed13.78%
Male Employed12.16%
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Pondera County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pondera County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pondera County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pondera 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.

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

397

Number of Veterans

361

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Pondera County, Montana Veterans by War

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Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Race

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pondera County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pondera County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pondera 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

73.24%

Born in Pondera County, Montana

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Pondera County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 73.24% having been born in Montana. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Pondera County, Montana Place of Birth

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