Powell County, Montana Population 2022

Powell County, Montana's estimated population is 6,701 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powell County, Montana is the 30th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 7,019 and has seen a growth of -4.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19105,9040.00%
19206,9091,00517.02%
19306,202-707-10.23%
19406,152-50-0.81%
19506,3011492.42%
19607,00270111.13%
19706,660-342-4.88%
19806,9582984.47%
19906,620-338-4.86%
20107,0193996.03%
20117,084650.93%
20127,081-3-0.04%
20136,957-124-1.75%
20146,882-75-1.08%
20156,799-83-1.21%
20166,841420.62%
20176,789-52-0.76%
20186,9531642.42%
20196,890-63-0.91%
20206,827-63-0.91%
20216,764-63-0.92%
20226,701-63-0.93%
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Powell County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,14489.79%
Black or African American480.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native3725.44%
Asian270.39%
Some Other Race540.79%
Two or More Races1982.89%
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Powell County, Montana Population by Race

Powell County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Powell County, Montana Median Age

46.1


Total

42.8


Male

51.2


Female

Powell County, Montana Adults

There are 5,919 adults, (1,400 of whom are seniors) in Powell County, Montana.

Powell County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

2,542

37.15%

Male

4,301

62.85%

Powell County, Montana Population by Age

Powell County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Powell County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female35.4%64.6%
Male30%70%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powell County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5152.0561.9
Married1,3102.7578.9
Male602.2730
Female2401.7535.4
Non Family9051.146.4

2.58

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Powell County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1092.05%
9th to 12th Grade4037.59%
High School Graduate2,21441.71%
Some College1,21622.91%
Associates Degree4278.04%
Bachelors Degree59211.15%
Graduate Degree3476.54%
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Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian212121
White4,6574,277907
Other Race54543
2+ Races1421294
Native American3322544
Black4232
Hispanic12493

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,890$23,768$26,726
Less Than 9th Grade$$10,543$26,731
High School Graduate$21,474$20,142$22,419
Some College$29,271$34,750$22,173
Bachelors Degree$42,857$$45,000
Graduate Degree$52,770$43,173$54,653

$24,890

Average Earnings

$23,768

Average Male

$26,726

Average Female

Powell County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powell County, Montana Language by Age

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Powell County, Montana Language

96.02% of Powell County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Powell County, Montana Language

Powell County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black312580.65%
White4,89767913.87%
Native8112.50%
OtherNaN%
Multiple12810.78%

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.60%

Male Poverty Rate

9.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powell County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Black, with 80.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Multiple, with 0.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.53%.

Powell County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.39%
High School16.00%
Some College7.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Powell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.39%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed4.15%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Powell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powell County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,332$60,032
Families$65,437$72,641
Married Families$73,451-
Non Families$26,343$36,663
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Income by Household Type

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Powell County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Powell 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.

Powell County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Powell County, Montana Marital Status

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864

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War227
First Gulf War240
Vietnam341
Korea27
World War II

Powell County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54312
55 to 64128
65 to 74216
75+167

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White83515.91%
Native American164.44%
Other Race916.67%
2+ Races42.08%
Hispanic1812.77%

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Race

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Education

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19.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Education

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44.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Powell County, Montana Employment by Age

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Powell County, Montana Employment by Race

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Powell 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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51.98%

Born in Powell County, Montana

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Powell County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 51.98% having been born in Montana. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Powell 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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