Powder River County, Montana Population 2020

Powder River County, Montana's estimated population is 1,660 with a growth rate of -1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powder River County, Montana is the 48th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20201,660-28-1.66%
20191,688-28-1.63%
20181,716-28-1.61%
20171,744-1-0.06%
20161,745-23-1.30%
20151,768-9-0.51%
20141,777241.37%
20131,7530.00%
20121,753150.86%
20111,738-1-0.06%
20101,739-351-16.79%
19902,090-430-17.06%
19802,520-342-11.95%
19702,86237715.17%
19602,485-208-7.72%
19502,693-466-14.75%
19403,159-750-19.19%
19303,90955216.44%
19203,3570.00%

Powder River County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,53694.87%
Two or More Races553.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native251.54%
Some Other Race30.19%

Powder River County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Powder River County, Montana Median Age

53


Total

51.2


Male

53.3


Female

Powder River County, Montana Adults

There are 1,368 adults, (394 of whom are seniors) in Powder River County, Montana.

Powder River County, Montana Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Powder River County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

799

49.35%

Male

820

50.65%

Powder River County, Montana Households and Families

Powder River County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powder River County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All72.4%27.6%
Male64.3%35.7%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female56.3%43.8%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7692.0472.4
Married4282.4782.2
Non Family2811.3360.1
Female321.6656.3
Male283.0764.3

2.42

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powder River County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.62%
9th to 12th Grade443.57%
High School Graduate35128.44%
Some College40432.74%
Associates Degree897.21%
Bachelors Degree26821.72%
Graduate Degree584.70%

Powder River County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1591,100312
Multiple Races3131
Native American24248
Hispanic20156

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,725$40,427$25,052
Less Than High School$23,636$$16,528
High School Grad$25,368$50,139$20,962
Some College$33,661$35,855$26,667
Bachelors Degree$35,938$54,375$29,107
Graduate Degree$41,250$55,625$26,667

$31,725

Average Earnings

$40,427

Average Male

$25,052

Average Female

Powder River County, Montana Language

Powder River County, Montana Language by Age

Powder River County, Montana Language

98.44% of Powder River County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Powder River County, Montana Poverty

Powder River County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4701469.93%
Hispanic391846.15%
Multiple551323.64%

10.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.67%

Male Poverty Rate

11.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powder River County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powder River County, Montana is Hispanic, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powder River County, Montana is White, with 9.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.09%
Some College12.27%
High School11.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed5.53%
Female Employed2.97%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Powder River County, Montana Income

Powder River County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,457$63,153
Families$58,438$72,179
Married Families$57,372-
Non Families$34,145$47,273

Powder River County, Montana Marital Status

Powder River County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Powder River County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Powder River 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.

Powder River County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Powder River County, Montana Veterans

91

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
World War II6
Second Gulf War4
Korea2
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7441
75+21
55 to 6420
35 to 545
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White916.98%
Hispanic617.65%

$Powder River County, Montana Veterans by Education

10.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powder River County, Montana Employment Status

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Powder River 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

45.52%

Born in Montana

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.70% of Powder River County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 45.52% having been born in Montana. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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