Powell County, Montana Population 2020

Powell County, Montana's estimated population is 7,288 with a growth rate of 2.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powell County, Montana is the 29th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20207,2881602.24%
20197,1281602.30%
20186,9681602.35%
20176,808-36-0.53%
20166,844440.65%
20156,800-83-1.21%
20146,883-74-1.06%
20136,957-124-1.75%
20127,081-2-0.03%
20117,083640.91%
20107,0193996.03%
19906,620-338-4.86%
19806,9582984.47%
19706,660-342-4.88%
19607,00270111.13%
19506,3011492.42%
19406,152-50-0.81%
19306,202-707-10.23%
19206,9091,00517.02%
19105,9040.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.24%
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State
Founded
1901
County Seat

Powell County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,23590.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native3014.39%
Two or More Races2553.72%
Asian340.50%
Black or African American240.35%
Some Other Race120.17%

Powell County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Powell County, Montana Median Age

45.3


Total

42.8


Male

49.9


Female

Powell County, Montana Adults

There are 5,854 adults, (1,335 of whom are seniors) in Powell County, Montana.

Powell County, Montana Age Dependency

51.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

2,551

37.18%

Male

4,310

62.82%

Powell County, Montana Households and Families

Powell County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powell County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female33.1%66.9%
Male21%79%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3882.268.4
Married1,3632.878.4
Non Family7321.1666.1
Female1692.0433.1
Male1241.9321

2.62

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powell County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1372.60%
9th to 12th Grade4578.67%
High School Graduate1,95737.12%
Some College1,26523.99%
Associates Degree3516.66%
Bachelors Degree67212.75%
Graduate Degree4338.21%

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7524,2721,069
Native American2341594
Multiple Races14113026
Hispanic111877
Asian3434
Black24206
Other Race1212

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 black people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,480$21,852$28,558
Less Than High School$18,942$19,091$
High School Grad$21,572$20,664$22,426
Some College$28,194$26,406$30,819
Bachelors Degree$31,250$30,104$32,308
Graduate Degree$51,326$43,611$53,472

$25,480

Average Earnings

$21,852

Average Male

$28,558

Average Female

Powell County, Montana Language

Powell County, Montana Language by Age

Powell County, Montana Language

97.16% of Powell County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Powell County, Montana Poverty

Powell County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,00565813.15%
Black77100.00%
Native1815.56%

12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powell County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Native, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.19%
High School11.03%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.90%
Female Employed8.01%
Male Employed7.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Powell County, Montana Income

Powell County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,652$65,303
Families$63,827$73,324
Married Families$68,892-
Non Families$33,566$42,327

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Powell County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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

Powell County, Montana Veterans

748

Number of Veterans

670

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam260
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War108
Korea49
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54233
65 to 74204
75+132
55 to 64129
18 to 3450
Name Veterans % of Total
White71513.50%
Indian217.29%
Hispanic2015.50%
2 or More84.02%
Black416.67%

$Powell County, Montana Veterans by Education

11.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell County, Montana Employment Status

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Powell 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

54.77%

Born in Montana

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.55% of Powell County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 54.77% having been born in Montana. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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