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Missoula Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Missoula Area is 111,011. The Missoula Area population density is 42.40 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 6.84 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Missoula Area is white, which represent 92.52% of the total population. The average Missoula Area education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 111,011. #347

Population Density, #665

Missoula Area
42.40 per square mile
6.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:102,712 (92.52%, #223)
Black:455 (0.41%, #824)
Hispanic:3,205 (2.89%, #621)
Asian:1,159 (1.04%, #418)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3,105 (2.80%, #81)
One Race, Other:179 (0.16%, see rank)
Two or More Races:3,401 (3.06%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:107 (9.23%, see rank)
Chinese:285 (24.59%, see rank)
Filipino:179 (15.44%, see rank)
Japanese:279 (24.07%, see rank)
Korean:169 (14.58%, see rank)
Vietnamese:117 (10.09%, see rank)
Asian, Other:23 (1.98%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

87,456 (78.78%) out of the total population of 111,011 reported first ancestry.

 Missoula Area% of the Total PopulationMontanaU.S.
Arab1790.16%, see rank0.16%0.56%
Czech9580.86%, see rank0.81%0.47%
Danish1,5371.38%, see rank1.27%0.42%
Dutch2,7632.49%, see rank2.36%1.40%
English13,68512.33%, see rank11.52%8.02%
French5,0714.57%, see rank4.37%3.34%
German28,10525.32%, see rank26.76%15.03%
Greek4530.41%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian4090.37%, see rank0.31%0.46%
Irish18,00816.22%, see rank14.43%10.80%
Italian4,0053.61%, see rank3.41%5.52%
Norwegian9,0448.15%, see rank9.35%1.42%
Polish2,1701.95%, see rank2.05%3.01%
Portuguese2400.22%, see rank0.20%0.44%
Russian1,3881.25%, see rank1.07%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,6771.51%, see rank1.52%0.99%
Scottish3,9083.52%, see rank3.05%1.72%
Subsaharan African430.04%, see rank0.12%0.95%
Swedish3,8543.47%, see rank3.04%1.27%
Swiss7170.65%, see rank0.55%0.30%
Ukrainian2480.22%, see rank0.22%0.31%
American5,6075.05%, see rank7.48%7.12%
Welsh1,1301.02%, see rank0.97%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 55,810 (50.27%, see rank)
Females: 55,201 (49.73%, see rank)

Missoula Area
Male: 50.27%
Female: 49.73%
Male: 50.23%
Female: 49.77%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Missoula Area
34.40 years old
39.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Missoula Area
33.40 years old
38.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Missoula Area
35.60 years old
40.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Missoula Area% of the Total PopulationMontanaU.S.
Under 5 years6,0805.48%, see rank6.07%6.36%
5 to 9 years6,3185.69%, see rank6.39%6.51%
10 to 14 years5,7825.21%, see rank6.00%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,6966.93%, see rank6.51%6.85%
20 to 24 years13,07211.78%, see rank7.07%7.13%
25 to 34 years17,22215.51%, see rank12.49%13.47%
35 to 44 years12,86111.59%, see rank11.27%12.96%
45 to 54 years13,83712.46%, see rank13.90%14.09%
55 to 64 years14,35912.93%, see rank14.59%12.29%
65 to 74 years8,1267.32%, see rank8.89%7.64%
75 to 84 3,6183.26%, see rank4.77%4.25%
85 years and over2,0401.84%, see rank2.05%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Missoula AreaMontanaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population72,063, 100%683,960209,056,129
Less Than High School3,574, 4.96%, see rank7.56%13.67%
High School Graduate16,253, 22.55%, see rank29.80%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree23,240, 32.25%, see rank33.57%29.09%
Bachelor Degree18,323, 25.43%, see rank19.85%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree10,673, 14.81%, see rank9.22%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.50, see rank13.8113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Missoula Area MontanaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3,08756.62%43.38%70.33%29.67%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)9,16492.93%, see rank7.07%, see rank91.04%8.96%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,96091.31%, see rank8.69%, see rank91.65%8.35%90.60%9.40%
College11,50496.09%, see rank3.91%, see rank87.04%12.96%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School2,60492.78%, see rank7.22%, see rank82.19%17.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Missoula AreaMontanaU.S.
Total Households45,961, 100%407,797116,211,092
Average Household Size2.35, see rank2.402.63
1 Person Households13,561, 29.51%, see rank30.21%27.57%
2 or More Person Households32,400, 70.49%, see rank69.79%72.43%
Family Households (Families)26,735, 58.17%, see rank62.78%66.22%
Average Family Size3.00, see rank3.063.32
Married-Couple Family20,143, 43.83%, see rank49.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households19,226, 41.83%, see rank37.22%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Missoula Area%MontanaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total92,831see rank820,596252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over46,404100%, see rank410,501123,281,364
Never Married17,86238.49%, see rank31.55%35.77%
Married21,60046.55%, see rank53.86%52.04%
Widowed9231.99%, see rank2.72%2.57%
Divorced6,01912.97%, see rank11.87%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over46,427100%, see rank410,095129,692,771
Never Married15,67833.77%, see rank24.30%29.48%
Married21,83447.03%, see rank53.13%49.19%
Widowed3,2316.96%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced5,68412.24%, see rank13.07%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Missoula Area%MontanaU.S.
Native108,10897.38%, see rank97.96%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence55,96850.42%, see rank54.37%58.73%
Born in Different State51,12146.05%, see rank42.79%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,0190.92%, see rank0.80%1.42%
Foreign Born2,9032.62%, see rank2.04%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,3681.23%, see rank1.08%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,5351.38%, see rank0.96%7.09%
Born In Europe1,0900.98%, see rank0.67%1.53%
Born In Asia1,1651.05%, see rank0.54%3.82%
Born In Africa280.03%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania660.06%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1840.17%, see rank0.34%6.83%
Born In Northern America3700.33%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Missoula Area%MontanaU.S.
English42,77893.07%, see rank94.20%79.39%
Spanish1,3662.97%, see rank2.21%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,1962.60%, see rank2.01%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4070.89%, see rank0.61%3.36%
Other2140.47%, see rank0.97%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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