Pondera County, Montana Population 2022

Pondera County, Montana's estimated population is 5,764 with a growth rate of -0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pondera County, Montana is the 34th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 6,160 and has seen a growth of -6.43% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19205,7410.00%
19306,9641,22321.30%
19406,716-248-3.56%
19506,392-324-4.82%
19607,6531,26119.73%
19706,611-1,042-13.62%
19806,7311201.82%
19906,433-298-4.43%
20106,160-273-4.24%
20116,193330.54%
20126,150-43-0.69%
20136,216661.07%
20146,138-78-1.25%
20156,095-43-0.70%
20166,035-60-0.98%
20175,968-67-1.11%
20185,960-8-0.13%
20195,911-49-0.82%
20205,862-49-0.83%
20215,813-49-0.84%
20225,764-49-0.84%
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Pondera County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,80981.36%
Black or African American60.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native95916.22%
Asian160.27%
Some Other Race130.22%
Two or More Races1081.83%
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Pondera County, Montana Population by Race

Pondera County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Pondera County, Montana Median Age

41.1


Total

40.4


Male

42


Female

Pondera County, Montana Adults

There are 4,489 adults, (1,218 of whom are seniors) in Pondera County, Montana.

Pondera County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pondera County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

2,986

50.52%

Male

2,925

49.48%

Pondera County, Montana Population by Age

Pondera County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pondera County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family66%34%
Female56.3%43.8%
Male34.5%65.5%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pondera County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0792.7571.9
Married1,1423.2481.2
Male1105.0534.5
Female1604.3756.3
Non Family6671.1466

3.37

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Pondera County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1353.35%
9th to 12th Grade1383.43%
High School Graduate1,20529.95%
Some College1,10727.51%
Associates Degree46411.53%
Bachelors Degree78219.43%
Graduate Degree1934.80%
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Pondera County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pondera County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4403,267898
Hispanic26236
Native American50242565
Asian1632
2+ Races39294
Black66
Other Race1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.10%.

Pondera County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,625$40,187$28,096
Less Than 9th Grade$35,481$46,563$13,750
High School Graduate$21,593$30,673$20,270
Some College$32,722$41,250$25,625
Bachelors Degree$37,083$36,528$38,958
Graduate Degree$62,368$85,000$61,316

$32,625

Average Earnings

$40,187

Average Male

$28,096

Average Female

Pondera County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pondera County, Montana Language by Age

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Pondera County, Montana Language

93.98% of Pondera County, Montana residents speak only English, while 6.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Pondera County, Montana Language

Pondera County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian161381.25%
Hispanic332060.61%
Native92531834.38%
Multiple1012524.75%
White4,71468014.43%
Other13NaN%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.16%

Male Poverty Rate

20.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pondera County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pondera County, Montana is Asian, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pondera 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 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.70%.

Pondera County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.68%
High School15.19%
Some College11.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%

Pondera County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.68%
Male Unemployed33.15%
Female Employed8.88%
Female Unemployed67.74%

Pondera County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pondera County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,235$72,990
Families$67,024$81,734
Married Families$75,250-
Non Families$34,901$51,215
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Income by Household Type

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pondera County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Pondera County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Pondera County, Montana Marital Status

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489

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War161
First Gulf War117
Vietnam155
Korea36
World War II25

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34101
35 to 5480
55 to 6451
65 to 74100
75+157

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45411.99%
Native American193.05%
2+ Races1634.04%

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Race

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Education

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12.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pondera County, Montana Employment by Age

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Pondera County, Montana Employment by Race

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Pondera 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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74.47%

Born in Pondera County, Montana

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Pondera County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 74.47% having been born in Montana. 0.96% 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

  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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