Montana vs. North Dakota

MontanaNorth Dakota
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,068,778762,062
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)8.0%13.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)989,407672,576
Population, Census, April 1, 2010989,415672,591
Persons under 5 years, percent5.9%7.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.6%23.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.7%15.3%
Female persons, percent49.7%48.8%
White alone, percent89.0%87.0%
Black or African American alone, percent0.6%3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent6.6%5.5%
Asian alone, percent0.9%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.8%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.0%3.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent85.9%84.0%
Veterans, 2014-201885,48046,524
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20182.2%3.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)515,175377,649
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201867.7%62.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$219,600$185,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,386$1,389
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$421$455
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$783$806
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201316.8%25.5%
Building permits, 20185,0993,211
Households, 2014-2018423,240314,903
Persons per household, 2014-20182.392.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.2%82.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20184.1%6.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%88.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201878.1%79.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.2%92.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201831.2%29.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.2%7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.0%8.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.1%69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%64.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,420,4552,045,123
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)6,469,4755,418,355
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)11,535,23614,427,360
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,645,82428,150,837
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)15,623,57315,519,816
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,544$22,183
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201818.017.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,559$63,473
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,765$35,373
Persons in poverty, percent13.0%10.7%
Total employer establishments, 201738,19224,596
Total employment, 2017376,565340,521
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)14,773,19316,337,205
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-0.5%-1.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201791,52055,317
All firms, 2012112,41968,270
Men-owned firms, 201255,91337,016
Women-owned firms, 201235,44920,316
Minority-owned firms, 20125,5783,190
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012102,74662,271
Veteran-owned firms, 201211,4866,584
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201293,39356,904
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.3%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%1.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.7%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%0.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200724.6%24.8%
Population per square mile, 20106.89.7
Land area in square miles, 2010145,545.8069,000.80

Source: United States Census Bureau

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