Park County, MT

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2022 Population
17,320
1.45% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Tester
Democratic Party
US Senator
Steve Daines
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.2
0.216% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
8.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,602
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$399,900
21.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Park County, MT had a population of 17.3k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $67,602. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Park County, MT grew from 17,072 to 17,320, a 1.45% increase and its median household income grew from $58,510 to $67,602, a 15.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Park County, MT are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.17%), White (Hispanic) (0.872%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.785%).

None of the households in Park County, MT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Park County, MT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Park County, MT was $399,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.2%.

Most people in Park County, MT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Park County, MT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Park County, MT is home to a population of 17.3k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.39% of Park County, MT residents were born outside of the country (414 people).

In 2022, there were 30.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Park County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 521 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 202 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Park County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Park County, MT was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Park County, MT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16k ± 79
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    521 ± 120
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    202 ± 73.6
3.29%
Hispanic Population
569 people

In 2022, there were 30.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Park County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 521 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 202 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.29% of the people in Park County, MT are hispanic (569 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Park County, MT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
414 people
2.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
452 people

As of 2022, 2.39% of Park County, MT residents (414 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Park County, MT was 2.65%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    601 ± 148
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    219 ± 115
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    175 ± 83

Park County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Park County, MT employs 9.1k people. The largest industries in Park County, MT are Construction (1,229 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (941 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (885 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($105,114), Information ($61,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,492).

Occupations

9.1k
2022 Value
± 631
1.27%
1 Year growth
± 9.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Park County, MT grew at a rate of 1.27%, from 8.98k employees to 9.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Park County, MT, are Management Occupations (1,478 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (945 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (743 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Park County, MT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.1k
2022 Value
± 631
1.27%
1 Year growth
± 9.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Park County, MT grew at a rate of 1.27%, from 8.98k employees to 9.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Park County, MT, are Construction (1,229 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (941 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (885 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Park County, MT, though some of these residents may live in Park County, MT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,630
Median earning men ± $3,147
$34,270
Median earning women ± $1,633

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($55,944), Public Administration ($51,894), and Construction ($51,296).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($68,750), Manufacturing ($58,301), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,625).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 508k people employed in Montana. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Montana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 234
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 213
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 137
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Park County, MT went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.26%).

Jon Tester and Steve Daines are the senators currently representing the state of Montana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Montana is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Montana

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Jon Tester
Senator from Montana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Steve Daines
Senator from Montana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Jon Tester and Steve Daines are the senators currently representing Montana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Montana

Montana is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Montana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.324% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.29% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (252k), Some college (211k), and Bachelors Degree (180k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Park County, MT was $399,900 in 2022, which is 1.42 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $329,500 to $399,900, a 21.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Park County, MT is 70.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Park County, MT have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Park County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Park County, MT is $67,602. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Park County, MT was Census Tract 2 with a value of $101,464, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $68,188 and $63,801.

Property

$399,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,156
$5,658
Median Property Taxes
±$473

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Park County, MT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.2%
Homeownership
2022
74.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.2% of the housing units in Park County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Park County, MT was Census Tract 2 with a value of $101,464, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $68,188 and $63,801.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Park County, MT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$67,602
Median Household Income
± $5,359
8.06k
Number of Households
± 595

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.06k households in Park County, MT grew to $67,602 from the previous year's value of $58,510.

The following chart displays the households in Park County, MT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Park County, MT is from Montana.
0.463
2022 Wage GINI in Montana
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Montana

In 2022, the income inequality in Montana was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0827% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.7%)
  3. Carpooled (12.4%)

In 2022, 64.8% of workers in Park County, MT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.7%) and those who carpooled to work (12.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Park County, MT have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.68% of the workforce in Park County, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Park County, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Park County, MT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Park County, MT (1.97k out of 17.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Park County, MT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.4% of the population of Park County, MT has health coverage, with 38.6% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 18.9% on non-group plans, and 1.45% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Park County, MT see 874 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.42% increase from the previous year (837 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1524 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

874 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Park County, MT

Primary care physicians in Park County, MT see an average of 874 patients per year. This represents a 4.42% increase from the previous year (837 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Park County, MT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.2% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.58%
Uninsured
38.6%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
18%
Medicare
18.9%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Park County, MT declined by 10.3% from 10.7% to 9.58%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 103 in Park County, MT.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 28.6% in Park County, MT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.1% in Park County, MT.

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