Powell County, Montana Population 2024

7,129

Powell County, Montana's estimated 2024 population is 7,129 with a growth rate of 0.55% 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 1.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,324390.54%
20287,285390.54%
20277,246390.54%
20267,207390.54%
20257,168390.55%
20247,129390.55%
20237,090390.55%
20227,051390.56%
20217,012711.02%
20206,941871.27%
20196,854-66-0.95%
20186,9201351.99%
20176,785-52-0.76%
20166,837440.65%
20156,793-83-1.21%
20146,876-77-1.11%
20136,953-125-1.77%
20127,078-6-0.08%
20117,084650.93%
20107,019
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%
19105,904-1,420-19.39%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.55% (39)
County Website
Powell County
State
Montana
County Seat
2010 Population
7,019
Area
2326 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.57% (110)
Founded
1901

Powell County, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,19088.45%
Native American3424.89%
Two or more races2723.89%
Asian1081.54%
Black or African American620.89%
Other race240.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Powell County, Montana Population by Race

Powell County, Montana Population Pyramid 2024

Powell County, Montana Median Age

45.5

Total

42.7

Male

49.6

Female

Powell County, Montana Adults

There are 5,974 adults, (1,415 of whom are seniors) in Powell County, Montana.

Powell County, Montana Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female2,54336.34%
Male4,45563.66%

Powell County, Montana Population by Age

Powell County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2982.3169.930.1
Married1,2302.8983.316.7
Non Family7711.1858.941.1
Female1682.4556.543.5
Male1293.3425.674.4
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Powell County, Montana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.44%.

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,965

Average Earnings

$28,926

Average Male

$29,196

Average Female

Powell County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powell County, Montana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Powell County, Montana Language

96.63% of Powell County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Powell County, Montana Language

Powell County, Montana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,8052645.49%
Asian10643.77%
Multiple19021.05%
Native1218.33%
showing: 4 rows

5.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

5.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powell County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Native, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Multiple, with 1.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.22%.

Powell County, Montana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College7.74%
High School5.12%
Less Than 9th Grade4.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%
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Powell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.6%
Female Employed0.87%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Powell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powell County, Montana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Powell County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

734

Number of Veterans

707

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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Powell County, Montana Veterans by War

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Powell County, Montana Veterans by Age

count

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Powell County, Montana Veterans by Race

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Powell County, Montana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Powell County, Montana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Powell County, Montana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.72%

Born in Powell County, Montana

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.56% of Powell County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 53.72% having been born in Montana. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Powell County, Montana Place of Birth

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