Poverty in Big Sky, Montana

What is the poverty rate in Big Sky, Montana?
The poverty rate in Big Sky is 14.2%. One out of every 7 residents of Big Sky lives in poverty.

How many people in Big Sky, Montana live in poverty?
413 of 2,904 Big Sky residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Big Sky compare to the rest of Montana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Montana is 14.4%, meaning Big Sky has a poverty level right in line with the state average.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Big Sky, Montana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

2,553

14.2% 10.3% 87.9%

What's the Poverty Rate in Big Sky, Montana By Race?

14.2% of White residents of Big Sky, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Big Sky, Montana is the same as than the national average. 363 of 2,553 white Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 87.9% of the total population of Big Sky, Montana are white.

Big Sky, Montana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Big Sky, Montana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Big Sky, Montana is 17.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Big Sky, Montana is 10.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Big Sky, Montana

Male residents of Big Sky, Montana are dramatically(75%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

272 of 1,519 males in Big Sky live below the poverty line.

141 of 1,385 females in Big Sky live below the poverty line.

Big Sky, Montana Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Big Sky can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 17.1%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 13.2%.

Poverty for younger ages in Big Sky is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Big Sky can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 12.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 50.6%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 56.1%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Big Sky, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 30.8%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Big Sky, Montana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Big Sky, Montana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Big Sky, Montana who were born citizens of the United States is 14.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Big Sky, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Big Sky, Montana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Big Sky, Montana who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 2,738 residents of Big Sky, Montana who were born citizens of the United States, 393 (14.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 20 (12.0%) of 166 residents of Big Sky, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Big Sky, Montana

The poverty rate in Big Sky is 14.2%.
Big Sky is in Gallatin County, Madison County.
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Four Corners 5.5%
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Three Forks 6.5%
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