Nationwide Claims to Fame

Montana is 3rd out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Montana is 4th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Montana is 5th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Montana is 5th out of 51 other states in Residents 65 or older

Montana is 7th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Montana is 7th out of 51 other states in Retail sales per capita

Montana is 11th out of 51 other states in Race - Two or More

Montana is 11th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Montana is 17th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Montana is 20th out of 51 other states in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Montana Rank US
Current population (2012) 1,005,141 44th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 145,545.8 4th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 6.8 49th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Montana Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 37th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.1% 38th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.7% 5th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Montana Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.4% 3rd 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.2% 20th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Montana Rank US
Race - White 89.7% 11th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 51st 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 6.5% 5th 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 51st 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 17th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 11th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 44th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 87.2% 7th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Montana Rank US
Female residents 49.8% 43rd 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.0% 50th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Montana Rank US
Housing units 489,157 43rd 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.3% 43rd 25.9%
Households 403,495 44th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.9% 25th 66.1%
Home median value $179,900 25th $186,200
People per household 2.4 47th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 2,736 45th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Montana Rank US
Income per capita $24,640 38th $27,915
Income per household $45,324 41st $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.6% 20th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Montana Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 35,687 42nd 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 336,110 46th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 114,398 43rd 27,092,908
Retail sales $14,686,854 43rd $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,343 7th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,079,426 45th $613,795,732

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