Poverty in Dillon, Montana

What is the poverty rate in Dillon, Montana?
The poverty rate in Dillon is 23.4%. One out of every 4.3 residents of Dillon lives in poverty.

How many people in Dillon, Montana live in poverty?
887 of 3,787 Dillon residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Dillon compare to the rest of Montana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Montana is 14.4%, meaning Dillon 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

Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

3,521

24.2% 10.3% 83.4%

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

24.2% of White residents of Dillon, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Dillon, Montana is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 852 of 3,521 white Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 83.4% of the total population of Dillon, Montana are white.

Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Dillon, Montana is 19.8%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Dillon, Montana is 27.0%.

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

Female residents of Dillon, Montana are significantly(36%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

369 of 1,868 males in Dillon live below the poverty line.

518 of 1,919 females in Dillon live below the poverty line.

Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

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

  • Enrolled in School in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 43.3%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 16.7%.

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

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 100.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 22.5%.

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

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 9.6%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 12.7%.

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 Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 73.5%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Dillon, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

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

Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

15.1%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

18.5%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

3.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

32.7%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

11.3%

75 to 84 Years Old

12.3%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Dillon, Montana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dillon, Montana who were born citizens of the United States is 24.7%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dillon, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

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

Residents of Dillon, 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 3,587 residents of Dillon, Montana who were born citizens of the United States, 887 (24.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 200 residents of Dillon, 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 Dillon, Montana

The poverty rate in Dillon is 23.4%.
Dillon is in Beaverhead County.
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