Prairie County, Montana Population 2022

Prairie County, Montana's estimated population is 1,098 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prairie County, Montana is the 53rd largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 1,183 and has seen a growth of -7.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,6840.00%
19303,9412576.98%
19402,410-1,531-38.85%
19502,377-33-1.37%
19602,318-59-2.48%
19701,752-566-24.42%
19801,836844.79%
19901,383-453-24.67%
20101,183-200-14.46%
20111,141-42-3.55%
20121,1410.00%
20131,163221.93%
20141,125-38-3.27%
20151,140151.33%
20161,159191.67%
20171,099-60-5.18%
20181,070-29-2.64%
20191,07770.65%
20201,08470.65%
20211,09170.65%
20221,09870.64%
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Prairie County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12196.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native171.46%
Asian221.89%
Some Other Race20.17%
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Prairie County, Montana Population by Race

Prairie County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Prairie County, Montana Median Age

52.5


Total

56.2


Male

49.9


Female

Prairie County, Montana Adults

There are 893 adults, (377 of whom are seniors) in Prairie County, Montana.

Prairie County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

73.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

581

50.00%

Male

581

50.00%

Prairie County, Montana Population by Age

Prairie County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prairie County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family88%12%
All79.3%20.7%
Married77.2%22.8%
Female0%100%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prairie County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5022.2679.3
Married2633.0177.2
Male112100
Female192.890
Non Family2091.2888

2.83

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Prairie County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade303.51%
9th to 12th Grade809.36%
High School Graduate23427.37%
Some College15518.13%
Associates Degree12014.04%
Bachelors Degree14516.96%
Graduate Degree9110.64%
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Prairie County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairie County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American111
White830742235
Other Race22
Hispanic22
Asian22

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 100.00%.

Prairie County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,847$41,071$16,518
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,063$40,268$13,056
Some College$24,375$38,846$16,607
Bachelors Degree$43,958$$35,662
Graduate Degree$38,942$$38,942

$32,847

Average Earnings

$41,071

Average Male

$16,518

Average Female

Prairie County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairie County, Montana Language by Age

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Prairie County, Montana Language

96.67% of Prairie County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Prairie County, Montana Language

Prairie County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2222100.00%
White1,08513912.81%
OtherNaN%

14.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie County, Montana

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie County, Montana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.22%.

Prairie County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.24%
High School9.38%
Some College9.19%
Bachelors or Greater26.92%

Prairie County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Prairie County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairie County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,350$66,175
Families$61,094$86,346
Married Families$61,510-
Non Families$32,292$37,896
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Income by Household Type

Prairie County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Prairie County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Prairie County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Prairie County, Montana Marital Status

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133

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War29
Vietnam79
Korea1
World War II1

Prairie County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5418
55 to 6424
65 to 7447
75+44

Prairie County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13215.21%
Native American1100.00%

Prairie County, Montana Veterans by Race

Prairie County, Montana Veterans by Education

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11.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie County, Montana Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie County, Montana Employment by Age

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Prairie County, Montana Employment by Race

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Prairie 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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59.21%

Born in Prairie County, Montana

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

1.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.09% of Prairie County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 59.21% having been born in Montana. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prairie 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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