Pondera County, Montana Population 2020

Pondera County, Montana's estimated population is 5,980 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pondera County, Montana is the 33rd largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20185,972-8-0.13%
20175,980-52-0.86%
20166,032-65-1.07%
20156,097-40-0.65%
20146,137-80-1.29%
20136,217661.07%
20126,151-42-0.68%
20116,193320.52%
20106,161-272-4.23%
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%
19306,9641,22321.30%
19205,7410.00%

How Many People Live in Pondera County, Montana?

5,980

Pondera County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,95982.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native91015.06%
Two or More Races1101.82%
Some Other Race340.56%
Black or African American260.43%
Asian50.08%

Pondera County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Pondera County, Montana Median Age

40.5


Total

39.8


Male

41.1


Female

Pondera County, Montana Adults

There are 4,520 adults, (1,194 of whom are seniors) in Pondera County, Montana.

Pondera County, Montana Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pondera County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

3,041

50.31%

Male

3,003

49.69%

Pondera County, Montana Households and Families

Pondera County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pondera County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Male62.5%37.5%
Female43.9%56.1%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1142.7573.7
Married1,0543.3786.1
Non Family7571.1466.7
Female2394.2143.9
Male646.2362.5

3.5

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pondera County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1634.02%
9th to 12th Grade1363.35%
High School Graduate1,37934.02%
Some College96323.75%
Associates Degree40910.09%
Bachelors Degree74518.38%
Graduate Degree2596.39%

Pondera County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5293,318928
Native American46939764
Multiple Races35254
Hispanic1275
Black731
Asian552
Other Race2

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 hispanic people with a rate of 41.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,124$36,047$21,130
Less Than High School$12,891$$12,969
High School Grad$23,194$24,831$20,096
Some College$26,031$34,545$15,583
Bachelors Degree$44,667$58,548$33,036
Graduate Degree$41,458$51,250$40,476

$29,124

Average Earnings

$36,047

Average Male

$21,130

Average Female

Pondera County, Montana Language

Pondera County, Montana Language by Age

Pondera County, Montana Language

94.97% of Pondera County, Montana residents speak only English, while 5.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.25% of the population.

Pondera County, Montana Poverty

Pondera County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,85281216.74%
Native88231335.49%
Hispanic1135145.13%
Multiple1042725.96%

19.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.23%

Male Poverty Rate

20.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pondera County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pondera County, Montana is Hispanic, with 45.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pondera County, Montana is White, with 16.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.06%
High School16.26%
Some College14.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.00%
Male Unemployed23.85%
Male Employed8.44%
Female Employed5.26%

Pondera County, Montana Income

Pondera County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,458$64,678
Families$62,813$74,997
Married Families$74,259-
Non Families$30,852$42,683

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pondera County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Pondera County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Pondera County, Montana Veterans

522

Number of Veterans

472

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam169
Second Gulf War105
First Gulf War98
Korea76
World War II40

$Pondera County, Montana Veterans by Education

20.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pondera County, Montana Employment Status

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pondera 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

73.68%

Born in Montana

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.53% of Pondera County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 73.68% having been born in Montana. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

  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