Poverty in Hamilton, Montana

What is the poverty rate in Hamilton, Montana?
The poverty rate in Hamilton is 21.7%. One out of every 4.6 residents of Hamilton lives in poverty.

How many people in Hamilton, Montana live in poverty?
953 of 4,385 Hamilton residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

4,057

21.3% 10.3% 88.8%

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

21.3% of White residents of Hamilton, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Hamilton, Montana is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 866 of 4,057 white Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 88.8% of the total population of Hamilton, Montana are white.

Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Hamilton, Montana is 20.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Hamilton, Montana is 22.9%.

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

Female residents of Hamilton, Montana are moderately(12%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

423 of 2,071 males in Hamilton live below the poverty line.

530 of 2,314 females in Hamilton live below the poverty line.

Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

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

  • Enrolled in School in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 41.0%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 18.3%.

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

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 51.3%.

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

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 52.6%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 55.7%.

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 Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 26.6%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Hamilton, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

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

Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

6.3%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

65.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

41.7%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

22.1%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

17.0%

75 to 84 Years Old

10.6%

Over 85 Years Old

30.3%

Hamilton, Montana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hamilton, Montana who were born citizens of the United States is 21.3%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hamilton, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 63.6%.

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

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

Of the 4,341 residents of Hamilton, Montana who were born citizens of the United States, 925 (21.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 28 (63.6%) of 44 residents of Hamilton, 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 Hamilton, Montana

The poverty rate in Hamilton is 21.7%.
Hamilton is in Ravalli County.
Montana Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Corvallis 26.2%
Hamilton 21.7%
Stevensville 16.5%

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