Sanders County, Montana Population 2022

Sanders County, Montana's estimated population is 12,911 with a growth rate of 2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sanders County, Montana is the 17th largest county in Montana. The 2010 Population was 11,395 and has seen a growth of 13.30% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,7130.00%
19204,9031,19032.05%
19305,69278916.09%
19406,9261,23421.68%
19506,983570.82%
19606,880-103-1.48%
19707,0932133.10%
19808,6751,58222.30%
19908,669-6-0.07%
201011,3952,72631.45%
201111,40050.04%
201211,375-25-0.22%
201311,310-65-0.57%
201411,31330.03%
201511,293-20-0.18%
201611,4651721.52%
201711,6892241.95%
201811,8471581.35%
201912,1132662.25%
202012,3792662.20%
202112,6452662.15%
202212,9112662.10%
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Sanders County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,86392.03%
Black or African American310.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native4533.84%
Asian470.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
Some Other Race250.21%
Two or More Races3833.24%
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Sanders County, Montana Population by Race

Sanders County, Montana Population Pyramid 2022

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Sanders County, Montana Median Age

54.5


Total

53.6


Male

55.2


Female

Sanders County, Montana Adults

There are 9,730 adults, (3,653 of whom are seniors) in Sanders County, Montana.

Sanders County, Montana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

60.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanders County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,706

48.34%

Male

6,098

51.66%

Sanders County, Montana Population by Age

Sanders County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sanders County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female62.2%37.8%
Male57.9%42.1%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sanders County, Montana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2812.1977.1
Married2,6962.7887.4
Male1522.8457.9
Female2494.2762.2
Non Family2,1841.1867.4

2.81

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Sanders County, Montana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2362.60%
9th to 12th Grade6727.40%
High School Graduate3,53338.93%
Some College2,02622.33%
Associates Degree8819.71%
Bachelors Degree1,38715.28%
Graduate Degree3403.75%
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Sanders County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sanders County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,3407,5611,637
Hispanic21220738
Native American31923041
2+ Races21921216
Asian44163
Black1414
Islander22
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.63%.

Sanders County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,217$28,368$23,156
Less Than 9th Grade$16,850$17,500$10,250
High School Graduate$25,536$24,750$26,042
Some College$25,335$33,000$21,713
Bachelors Degree$27,969$33,438$24,722
Graduate Degree$40,139$41,750$24,464

$25,217

Average Earnings

$28,368

Average Male

$23,156

Average Female

Sanders County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanders County, Montana Language by Age

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Sanders County, Montana Language

97.74% of Sanders County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Sanders County, Montana Language

Sanders County, Montana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black311754.84%
Native43011526.74%
Hispanic3609426.11%
Multiple3818121.26%
White10,4421,62515.56%
Asian47714.89%
Other19NaN%

16.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.11%

Male Poverty Rate

18.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanders County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanders County, Montana is Black, with 54.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanders 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 6.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.66%.

Sanders County, Montana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.96%
High School16.67%
Some College14.23%
Bachelors or Greater8.61%

Sanders County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.77%
Male Unemployed49.56%
Female Employed13.07%
Female Unemployed22.55%

Sanders County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanders County, Montana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,284$56,698
Families$52,803$68,047
Married Families$54,706-
Non Families$24,239$39,427
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Income by Household Type

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanders County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

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Sanders 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.

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status by Race

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Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

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1,480

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War247
Vietnam821
Korea99
World War II30

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 54191
55 to 64265
65 to 74591
75+423

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,38815.36%
Native American5915.86%
Asian817.78%
Other Race975.00%
2+ Races166.64%
Hispanic2610.28%

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Race

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Education

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6.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Education

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43.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Sanders County, Montana Employment by Age

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Sanders County, Montana Employment by Race

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Sanders 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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39.16%

Born in Sanders County, Montana

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of Sanders County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 39.16% having been born in Montana. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sanders 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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