Poverty in Bozeman, Montana

What is the poverty rate in Bozeman, Montana?
The poverty rate in Bozeman is 20.5%. One out of every 4.9 residents of Bozeman lives in poverty.

How many people in Bozeman, Montana live in poverty?
8,173 of 39,862 Bozeman residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Bozeman compare to the rest of Montana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Montana is 14.4%, meaning Bozeman has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Montana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

36,337

19.0% 10.3% 84.2%

Hispanic

1,077

24.1% 22.2% 2.5%

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

19.0% of White residents of Bozeman, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Bozeman, Montana is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 6,914 of 36,337 white Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 84.2% of the total population of Bozeman, Montana are white.

24.1% of Hispanic residents of Bozeman, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Bozeman, Montana is the same as than the national average. 260 of 1,077 hispanic Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 2.5% of the total population of Bozeman, Montana are hispanic.

Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Bozeman, Montana is 21.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Bozeman, Montana is 19.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Bozeman, Montana

Male residents of Bozeman, Montana are slightly(6%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

4,385 of 20,743 males in Bozeman live below the poverty line.

3,788 of 19,119 females in Bozeman live below the poverty line.

Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

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

  • Enrolled in School in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 41.7%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 10.4%.

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

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 3.3%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 13.4%.

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

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 10.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 15.4%.

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 Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 65.1%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Bozeman, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 30.4%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Bozeman, Montana?

Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

9.7%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

10.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

9.7%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

25.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

6.3%

75 to 84 Years Old

5.9%

Over 85 Years Old

24.8%

Bozeman, Montana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bozeman, Montana who were born citizens of the United States is 19.7%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bozeman, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 38.3%.

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

Foreign-born residents of Bozeman, Montana have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 38,245 residents of Bozeman, Montana who were born citizens of the United States, 7,553 (19.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 620 (38.3%) of 1,617 residents of Bozeman, 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 Bozeman, Montana

The poverty rate in Bozeman is 20.5%.
Bozeman is in Gallatin County.
Montana Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Belgrade 10.0%
Bozeman 20.5%
Four Corners 5.5%
King Arthur Park 4.9%
Manhattan 7.1%
Three Forks 6.5%
West Yellowstone 12.2%

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