Wheatland County, Montana Population 2020

Wheatland County, Montana's estimated population is 2,184 with a growth rate of 2.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheatland County, Montana is the 44th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,236522.38%
20172,184572.68%
20162,127170.81%
20152,110200.96%
20142,090-33-1.55%
20132,123331.58%
20122,090-42-1.97%
20112,132-24-1.11%
20102,156-90-4.01%
19902,246-113-4.79%
19802,359-170-6.72%
19702,529-497-16.42%
19603,026-161-5.05%
19503,187-99-3.01%
19403,286-465-12.40%
19303,751-1,868-33.24%
19205,6190.00%

How Many People Live in Wheatland County, Montana?

2,184

Wheatland County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03894.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native592.75%
Two or More Races421.95%
Asian100.47%

Wheatland County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Wheatland County, Montana Median Age

40.4


Total

39.9


Male

40.9


Female

Wheatland County, Montana Adults

There are 1,627 adults, (440 of whom are seniors) in Wheatland County, Montana.

Wheatland County, Montana Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheatland County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

1,070

49.79%

Male

1,079

50.21%

Wheatland County, Montana Households and Families

Wheatland County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wheatland County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family73.5%26.5%
All70.5%29.5%
Male69.7%30.3%
Married69.7%30.3%
Female60.3%39.7%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8212.5770.5
Married4023.4569.7
Non Family3281.1973.5
Female583.460.3
Male334.1569.7

3.4

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wheatland County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18412.88%
9th to 12th Grade1057.35%
High School Graduate50435.27%
Some College31822.25%
Associates Degree352.45%
Bachelors Degree21014.70%
Graduate Degree735.11%

Wheatland County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3551,070283
Native American4443
Hispanic3229
Asian1010
Multiple Races77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,066$33,162$21,818
Less Than High School$16,389$30,234$
High School Grad$30,515$32,292$26,484
Some College$38,295$52,083$20,000
Bachelors Degree$31,023$46,250$29,265
Graduate Degree$34,167$31,875$57,639

$30,066

Average Earnings

$33,162

Average Male

$21,818

Average Female

Wheatland County, Montana Language

Wheatland County, Montana Language by Age

Wheatland County, Montana Language

83.72% of Wheatland County, Montana residents speak only English, while 16.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.25% of the population.

Wheatland County, Montana Poverty

Wheatland County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,98436118.20%
Hispanic5635.36%
Native5711.75%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.54%

Male Poverty Rate

20.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheatland County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheatland County, Montana is White, with 18.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheatland County, Montana is Native, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.30%
High School8.67%
Some College6.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed11.57%
Male Employed10.64%
Female Unemployed7.41%

Wheatland County, Montana Income

Wheatland County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,186$52,922
Families$45,729$60,784
Married Families$47,222-
Non Families$34,000$37,835

Wheatland County, Montana Marital Status

Wheatland County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheatland County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Wheatland County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wheatland County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Wheatland County, Montana Veterans

139

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War19
Korea2
World War II
Second Gulf War

$Wheatland County, Montana Veterans by Education

1.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheatland County, Montana Employment Status

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wheatland 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

67.19%

Born in Montana

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Wheatland County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 67.19% having been born in Montana. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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