Glacier County, MT

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Population

13,677

0.131% decline

Median Age

31


Median Household Income

$29,201

0.0685% growth

Poverty Rate

33.1%


Number of Employees

4,539

1.26% decline

Median Property Value

$105,000

4.37% growth

About

In 2017, Glacier County, MT had a population of 13.7k people with a median age of 31 and a median household income of $29,201. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glacier County, MT declined from 13,695 to 13,677, a -0.131% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,181 to $29,201, a 0.0685% increase.

The population of Glacier County, MT is 64.1% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 31.1% White Alone, and 2.83% Hispanic or Latino. 7.88% of the people in Glacier County, MT speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glacier County, MT are Blackfeet Community College (157 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Glacier County, MT is $105,000, and the homeownership rate is 59%. Most people in Glacier County, MT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Glacier County, MT is 2 cars per household.

Glacier County, MT borders Flathead County, MT, Pondera County, MT, and Toole County, MT.

Economy

The economy of Glacier County, MT employs 4.54k people. The largest industries in Glacier County, MT are Educational Services (737 people), Accommodation & Food Services (647 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (617 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($67,059), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,321), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,607).

Median household income in Glacier County, MT is $29,201. Males in Glacier County, MT have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,968. The income inequality in Glacier County, MT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$29,201

2017 value

± $3,223

0.0685%

1 Year Growth

± 14.6%

Households in Glacier County, MT have a median annual income of $29,201, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,181 in 2016, which represents a 0.0685% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,921

Average Male Salary

± $3,007

$39,968

Average Female Salary

± $2,184

In 2017, full-time male employees in Glacier County, MT made 1.42 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Glacier County, MT by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,515 ± $1,780

  2. Other

    $39,395 ± $16,377

  3. Asian

    $33,231 ± $11,940

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Glacier County, MT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Glacier County, MT is from Montana.

0.465

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Montana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.554% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9760

  2. Census Tract 9404

  3. Census Tract 9402

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glacier County, MT was Census Tract 9760 with a value of $38,852, followed by Census Tract 9404 and Census Tract 9402, with respective values of $36,406 and $22,924.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

33.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glacier County, MT (4.44k out of 13.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    3,435 ± 273

  2. White

    971 ± 256

  3. Hispanic

    60 ± 90

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.54k

2017 Value

± 432

-1.26%

1 Year decline

± 13.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glacier County, MT declined at a rate of -1.26%, from 4.6k employees to 4.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glacier County, MT, are Management Occupations (567 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (525 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (476 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glacier County, MT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glacier County, MT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (567 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (525 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (476 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Glacier County, MT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.14 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.73 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glacier County, MT, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($91,094), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($79,438), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($62,604).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.54k

2017 Value

± 432

-1.26%

1 Year decline

± 13.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glacier County, MT declined at a rate of -1.26%, from 4.6k employees to 4.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glacier County, MT, are Educational Services (737 people), Accommodation & Food Services (647 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (617 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glacier County, MT, though some of these residents may live in Glacier County, MT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Glacier County, MT, by number of employees, are Educational Services (737 people), Accommodation & Food Services (647 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (617 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Glacier County, MT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.18 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.06 times), and Public Administration (2.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glacier County, MT, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($67,059), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,321), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,607).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $6.47B

  2. $6.17B

  3. $5.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $6.47B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. with $6.17B and Fuel oils and $5.98B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Montana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$44.7B

2015 Value

$53.9B

Projected 2045 Value

20.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Montana trade was $44.7B. This is expected to increase 20.7% to $53.9B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Montana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $4.59B

  2. $2.98B

  3. $2.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Dakota with $4.59B, followed by Wyoming with $2.98B and Idaho and $2.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Montana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

56.2% of the population of Glacier County, MT has health coverage, with 18.8% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 8.1% on Medicare, 5.73% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Glacier County, MT was $8,221 in 2014. This is a 2.84% increase from the previous year ($7,994).

Primary care physicians in Glacier County, MT see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.76% increase from the previous year (1141 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1956 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 652 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,241 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Glacier County, MT see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 8.76% increase from the previous year (1,141 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,221

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,882

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,378

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,238

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Montana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.84%, from $7,994 to $8,221.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

43.8%

Uninsured

18.8%

Employer Coverage

21.9%

Medicaid

8.1%

Medicare

5.73%

Non-Group

1.62%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glacier County, MT grew by 5.48% from 41.5% to 43.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glacier County, MT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.8% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 12.3% prevalence

Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Montana, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Montana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Glacier County, MT is home to a population of 13.7k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.74% of Glacier County, MT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Glacier County, MT is composed of 8.77k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (64.1%), 4.25k White Alone residents (31.1%), 387 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.83%), 179 Two or More Races residents (1.31%), 40 Asian Alone residents (0.292%), 39 Black or African American Alone residents (0.285%), 19 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.139%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Glacier County, MT are Other Native North American Languages (634 speakers), German (159 speakers), and Spanish or Spanish Creole (90 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 24.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glacier County, MT was 31. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Glacier County, MT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Glacier County, MT residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.74%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.66%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.74% of Glacier County, MT residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Glacier County, MT was 1.66%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,272 ± 1,601 people

  2. Mexico

    2,817 ± 1,301 people

  3. Philippines

    2,040 ± 1,108 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Glacier County, MT was Canada, the natal country of 4,272 Glacier County, MT residents, followed by Mexico with 2,817 and Philippines with 2,040.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Glacier County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glacier County, MT was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    8.77k ± 91

  2. White Alone

    4.25k ± 16

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    387 ± 218

In 2017, there were 2.06 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (8.77k people) in Glacier County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.25k White Alone and 387 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Glacier County, MT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other Native North American Languages

    634 speakers (5.11%)

  2. German

    159 speakers (1.28%)

  3. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    90 speakers (0.726%)

7.88% of Glacier County, MT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Glacier County, MT was Other Native North American Languages. 5.11% of the overall population of Glacier County, MT are native Other Native North American Languages speakers. 1.28% speak German and 0.726% speak Other Native North American Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    244 ± 73

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    113 ± 72

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    95 ± 61

Glacier County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Glacier County, MT awarded 157 degrees. The student population of Glacier County, MT is skewed towards women, with 162 male students and 263 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glacier County, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (148 and 94.3%), followed by White (7 and 4.46%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 1.27%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Glacier County, MT by number of degrees awarded are Blackfeet Community College (157 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glacier County, MT are Other Human Development, Family Studies, & Related Services (48 and 30.6%), Building Construction Technology (18 and 11.5%), and Social Work (14 and 8.92%).

The median tuition costs in Glacier County, MT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 14 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Glacier County, MT was Social Work with 14 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Glacier County, MT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

157 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Glacier County, MT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Blackfeet Community College with 157 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

54

Degrees Awarded to Men

103

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 54 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glacier County, MT, which is 0.524 times less than the 103 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    148 degrees awarded

  2. White

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Glacier County, MT were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 148 degrees mean that there were 21.1 times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 7 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glacier County, MT was $105,000 in 2017, which is 0.483 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $100,600 to $105,000, a 4.37% increase. The homeownership rate in Glacier County, MT is 59%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glacier County, MT have an average commute time of 13.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glacier County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$29,201

Median Household Income

± $3,223

4.18k

Number of Households

± 312

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.18k households in Glacier County, MT grew to $29,201 from the previous year's value of $29,181.

The following chart displays the households in Glacier 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$105,000

2017 Median

± $11,368

$100,600

2016 Median

± $12,380

In 2017, the median property value in Glacier County, MT grew to to $105,000 from the previous year's value of $100,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glacier County, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glacier County, MT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

59%

2017 Homeownership

59%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59% of the housing units in Glacier County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Glacier County, MT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glacier County, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glacier County, MT have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

13.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glacier County, MT have a shorter commute time (13.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.952% of the workforce in Glacier County, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.2%

  2. Walked

    15.6%

  3. Carpooled

    8.58%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glacier County, MT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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