Fallon County, MT

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2022 Population
2,941
4.33% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Tester
Democratic Party
US Senator
Steve Daines
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.2
5.98% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.7%
0.306% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,750
4.78% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$231,300
17.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Fallon County, MT had a population of 2.94k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $79,750. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fallon County, MT declined from 3,074 to 2,941, a −4.33% decrease and its median household income declined from $83,750 to $79,750, a −4.78% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fallon County, MT are White (Non-Hispanic) (93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.88%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), White (Hispanic) (0.408%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.306%).

None of the households in Fallon 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.

99.8% of the residents in Fallon County, MT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Fallon County, MT was $231,300, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Fallon County, MT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Fallon County, MT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fallon County, MT is home to a population of 2.94k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.986% of Fallon County, MT residents were born outside of the country (29 people).

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.74k people) in Fallon County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 114 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 68 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Fallon County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fallon County, MT was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fallon County, MT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.74k ± 172
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    114 ± 45.2
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    68 ± 39
0.782%
Hispanic Population
23 people

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.74k people) in Fallon County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 114 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 68 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.782% of the people in Fallon County, MT are hispanic (23 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.986%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
29 people
0.651%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20 people

As of 2022, 0.986% of Fallon County, MT residents (29 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 Fallon County, MT was 0.651%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    27 ± 31
  2. Korea
    25 ± 30
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3 ± 13

Fallon County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fallon County, MT employs 1.43k people. The largest industries in Fallon County, MT are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (281 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (223 people), and Retail Trade (132 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,083), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,989), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,500).

Occupations

1.43k
2022 Value
± 229
−12.9%
1 Year decline
± 24%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fallon County, MT declined at a rate of −12.9%, from 1.64k employees to 1.43k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fallon County, MT, are Management Occupations (272 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (264 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (166 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fallon County, MT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.43k
2022 Value
± 229
−12.9%
1 Year decline
± 24%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fallon County, MT declined at a rate of −12.9%, from 1.64k employees to 1.43k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fallon County, MT, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (281 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (223 people), and Retail Trade (132 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fallon County, MT, though some of these residents may live in Fallon 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

$68,125
Median earning men ± $7,997
$40,875
Median earning women ± $13,165

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,146), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,308), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,461).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,364), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,457), and Retail Trade ($45,833).

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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. 28
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 25
    Construction
  3. 22
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Fallon County, MT went to Donald J. Trump with 87.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.78%).

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.

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Educational Attainment

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fallon County, MT was $231,300 in 2022, which is 0.821 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $197,100 to $231,300, a 17.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Fallon County, MT is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fallon County, MT have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fallon County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$231,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$32,533
$839
Median Property Taxes
±$143

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 Fallon County, MT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Fallon County, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in Fallon County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.1%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 1
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$79,750
Median Household Income
± $12,297
1.16k
Number of Households
± 198

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.16k households in Fallon County, MT declined from $79,750 from the previous year's value of $83,750.

The following chart displays the households in Fallon 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fallon 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 (80.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.73%)
  3. Carpooled (7.24%)

In 2022, 80.8% of workers in Fallon County, MT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.73%) and those who carpooled to work (7.24%).

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fallon County, MT have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.87% of the workforce in Fallon 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 Fallon County, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fallon County, MT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fallon County, MT (365 out of 2.86k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fallon County, MT is White, followed by Native American and Black.

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

93.5% of the population of Fallon County, MT has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.0699% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.6% were men and 47.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.7% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 33.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.6% were men and 47.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.5%
Uninsured
45.6%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
0.0699%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fallon County, MT declined by 20.6% from 8.18% to 6.5%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 29.4% in Fallon County, MT.

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