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Carbon County, Montana

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Carbon County, Montana
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,725
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,725
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 10,078
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 10,078
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,095
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6,584
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 78.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $239,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,434
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $429
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $789
Building permits, 2019 16
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 4,531
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.30
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 92.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 4.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 86.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 77.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 32.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 60.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 24,815
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) NA
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 26.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $57,538
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $32,553
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 399
Total employment, 2018 2,233
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 65,416
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,241
All firms, 2012 1,780
Men-owned firms, 2012 647
Women-owned firms, 2012 515
Minority-owned firms, 2012 34
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,676
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 99
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,408
Population per square mile, 2010 4.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 2,048.79
FIPS Code 30009
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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