Prairie County, Montana Population 2020

Prairie County, Montana's estimated population is 1,112 with a growth rate of -4.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prairie County, Montana is the 52nd largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,087-25-2.25%
20171,112-54-4.63%
20161,166242.10%
20151,142171.51%
20141,125-38-3.27%
20131,163221.93%
20121,14110.09%
20111,140-43-3.63%
20101,183-200-14.46%
19901,383-453-24.67%
19801,836844.79%
19701,752-566-24.42%
19602,318-59-2.48%
19502,377-33-1.37%
19402,410-1,531-38.85%
19303,9412576.98%
19203,6840.00%

How Many People Live in Prairie County, Montana?

1,112

Prairie County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,32498.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native181.34%

Prairie County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Prairie County, Montana Median Age

51.8


Total

53


Male

49.7


Female

Prairie County, Montana Adults

There are 1,026 adults, (379 of whom are seniors) in Prairie County, Montana.

Prairie County, Montana Age Dependency

107.4

Age Dependency Ratio

58.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

669

49.85%

Male

673

50.15%

Prairie County, Montana Households and Families

Prairie County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prairie County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All86.9%13.1%
Non Family84.4%15.6%
Male72.7%27.3%
Female60%40%

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5402.4486.9
Married3453.0589
Non Family1791.2584.4
Male112.7372.7
Female52.460

2.98

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prairie County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade495.04%
9th to 12th Grade212.16%
High School Graduate37238.27%
Some College17417.90%
Associates Degree15315.74%
Bachelors Degree16717.18%
Graduate Degree363.70%

Prairie County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White970900202
Hispanic11
Native American111

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,563$39,844$20,667
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,089$37,813$
Some College$36,719$46,932$20,714
Bachelors Degree$35,600$$35,200
Graduate Degree$21,500$$

$31,563

Average Earnings

$39,844

Average Male

$20,667

Average Female

Prairie County, Montana Language

Prairie County, Montana Language by Age

Prairie County, Montana Language

96.70% of Prairie County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.30% of the population.

Prairie County, Montana Poverty

Prairie County, Montana Poverty by Race

11.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie County, Montana is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie County, Montana is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.25%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater21.39%
Less Than High School15.71%
Some College8.31%
High School5.03%

Prairie County, Montana Income

Prairie County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,250$66,856
Families$62,202$83,932
Married Families$65,446-
Non Families$27,404$31,922

Prairie County, Montana Marital Status

Prairie County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

67.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Prairie County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Prairie County, Montana Veterans

170

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam101
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War8
Korea3
World War II

$Prairie County, Montana Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie County, Montana Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie 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

62.22%

Born in Montana

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.14% of Prairie County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 62.22% having been born in Montana. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

  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