Montana vs. South Dakota

MontanaSouth Dakota
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,068,778884,659
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)8.0%8.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)989,407814,198
Population, Census, April 1, 2010989,415814,180
Persons under 5 years, percent5.9%7.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.6%24.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.7%16.6%
Female persons, percent49.7%49.5%
White alone, percent89.0%84.4%
Black or African American alone, percent0.6%2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent6.6%9.0%
Asian alone, percent0.9%1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.8%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.0%4.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent85.9%81.4%
Veterans, 2014-201885,48059,243
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20182.2%3.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)515,175397,526
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201867.7%68.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$219,600$159,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,386$1,298
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$421$471
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$783$722
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201316.8%18.8%
Building permits, 20185,0994,963
Households, 2014-2018423,240341,565
Persons per household, 2014-20182.392.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.2%84.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20184.1%6.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%86.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201878.1%78.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.2%91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201831.2%28.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.2%8.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.0%11.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.1%68.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%64.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,420,4551,873,699
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)6,469,4756,211,731
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)11,535,23616,882,647
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,645,82420,411,059
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)15,623,57313,791,827
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,544$16,550
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201818.017.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,559$56,499
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,765$29,801
Persons in poverty, percent13.0%13.1%
Total employer establishments, 201738,19227,099
Total employment, 2017376,565359,643
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)14,773,19314,719,422
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-0.5%0.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201791,52066,713
All firms, 2012112,41981,314
Men-owned firms, 201255,91342,418
Women-owned firms, 201235,44923,722
Minority-owned firms, 20125,5784,101
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012102,74674,228
Veteran-owned firms, 201211,4868,604
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201293,39366,219
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.3%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%2.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%0.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200724.6%22.2%
Population per square mile, 20106.810.7
Land area in square miles, 2010145,545.8075,811.00

Source: United States Census Bureau

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