Population Demographics

  • The state's residents are 50.2% males and 49.8% women.
  • 55.8% of the state's population is married. The other 44.2% are single.
  • 91.0% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 26.1% have college degrees.
  • The state's population is 98.0% native born and 2.0% foreign born.
  • Montana has the 45th largest state population. It has a population of 989,415 people.
  • The races making up the largest parts of the population are: White [89.4%], American Indian and Alaska Native [6.3%] and Hispanic [2.9%].

» More about the Montana Population including race, age and gender data.


  • Montana has a poverty rate of 13.3%.
  • At the time of the last census, the Montana unemployment rate was 5.7%.
  • Typically, people work 39/hrs per week in Montana.
  • In Montana, the median worker income is $23,639. This is lower than the national average of $29,701.
  • The break down for commute times in Montana is: 79.5% under 25 mins, 13.3% 25-45 mins, and 7.2% above 45 minutes.

» More about the Montana economy including unemployment and income trends.


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