Sanders County, Montana Population 2020

Sanders County, Montana's estimated population is 11,692 with a growth rate of 2.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sanders County, Montana is the 16th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,8441521.30%
201711,6922312.02%
201611,4611671.48%
201511,294-18-0.16%
201411,31240.04%
201311,308-66-0.58%
201211,374-22-0.19%
201111,3960.00%
201011,3962,72731.46%
19908,669-6-0.07%
19808,6751,58222.30%
19707,0932133.10%
19606,880-103-1.48%
19506,983570.82%
19406,9261,23421.68%
19305,69278916.09%
19204,9031,19032.05%
19103,7130.00%

How Many People Live in Sanders County, Montana?

11,692

Sanders County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,63092.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native4103.56%
Two or More Races3793.29%
Asian590.51%
Some Other Race230.20%
Black or African American190.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Sanders County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Sanders County, Montana Median Age

53.2


Total

52.9


Male

53.5


Female

Sanders County, Montana Adults

There are 9,454 adults, (3,325 of whom are seniors) in Sanders County, Montana.

Sanders County, Montana Age Dependency

88

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanders County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,586

48.49%

Male

5,935

51.51%

Sanders County, Montana Households and Families

Sanders County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sanders County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female45.2%54.8%
Male43.5%56.5%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9532.2876.5
Married2,8542.7486.2
Non Family1,7231.2367.4
Female2613.6845.2
Male1153.3243.5

2.77

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sanders County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2953.35%
9th to 12th Grade6477.36%
High School Graduate3,75742.71%
Some College1,91221.74%
Associates Degree6807.73%
Bachelors Degree1,16913.29%
Graduate Degree3363.82%

Sanders County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1017,2841,444
Native American28322016
Hispanic20320022
Multiple Races17714120
Asian55323
Other Race1111
Black99
Islander11

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 17.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,511$30,477$17,158
Less Than High School$24,167$30,341$
High School Grad$22,318$26,417$13,503
Some College$21,738$29,663$18,234
Bachelors Degree$30,679$33,958$27,991
Graduate Degree$37,604$43,750$23,750

$23,511

Average Earnings

$30,477

Average Male

$17,158

Average Female

Sanders County, Montana Language

Sanders County, Montana Language by Age

Sanders County, Montana Language

96.92% of Sanders County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Sanders County, Montana Poverty

Sanders County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2531,89818.51%
Native37411129.68%
Hispanic32010031.25%
Multiple3769023.94%
Asian592338.98%
Black1919100.00%
Other1717100.00%

19.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.91%

Male Poverty Rate

19.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanders County, Montana

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanders County, Montana is White, with 18.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.62%
Some College17.89%
High School17.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.22%
Male Unemployed41.96%
Female Employed13.62%
Male Employed12.15%

Sanders County, Montana Income

Sanders County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,984$53,414
Families$44,276$62,369
Married Families$47,570-
Non Families$22,871$35,820

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanders County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Sanders County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Sanders County, Montana Veterans

1,468

Number of Veterans

1,341

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam774
First Gulf War166
Korea146
Second Gulf War70
World War II45
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,38115.65%
Indian5717.33%
Hispanic3616.44%
2 or More188.57%
Asian711.86%
Other545.45%

$Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Education

9.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanders County, Montana Employment Status

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sanders 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

36.61%

Born in Montana

97.90%

Native Born

2.10%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.90% of Sanders County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 36.61% having been born in Montana. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

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