Montana vs. Wyoming

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,068,778578,759
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)8.0%2.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)989,407563,775
Population, Census, April 1, 2010989,415563,626
Persons under 5 years, percent5.9%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.6%23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.7%16.5%
Female persons, percent49.7%49.0%
White alone, percent89.0%92.6%
Black or African American alone, percent0.6%1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent6.6%2.7%
Asian alone, percent0.9%1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.8%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent4.0%10.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent85.9%83.8%
Veterans, 2014-201885,48045,389
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20182.2%3.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)515,175278,595
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201867.7%69.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$219,600$213,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,386$1,428
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$421$415
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$783$843
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201316.8%16.0%
Building permits, 20185,0991,812
Households, 2014-2018423,240230,630
Persons per household, 2014-20182.392.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.2%83.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20184.1%7.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.3%90.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201878.1%81.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.2%92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201831.2%26.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.2%8.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.0%12.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.1%66.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.4%61.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,420,4551,644,844
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)6,469,4753,291,478
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)11,535,23610,783,794
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,645,8245,597,891
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)15,623,5739,446,043
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$15,544$16,388
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201818.017.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,559$62,268
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,765$32,295
Persons in poverty, percent13.0%11.1%
Total employer establishments, 201738,19221,148
Total employment, 2017376,565201,864
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)14,773,1939,436,110
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-0.5%-3.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201791,52051,309
All firms, 2012112,41962,427
Men-owned firms, 201255,91330,039
Women-owned firms, 201235,44919,344
Minority-owned firms, 20125,5784,077
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012102,74655,397
Veteran-owned firms, 201211,4866,470
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201293,39351,353
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.2%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%0.8%
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%2.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200724.6%25.5%
Population per square mile, 20106.85.8
Land area in square miles, 2010145,545.8097,093.14

Source: United States Census Bureau

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