Montana Population 1900-2019

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Montana from 1900 to 2019.
  • The population of Montana in 2019 was 1,068,778, a 0.76% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Montana in 2018 was 1,060,665, a 0.78% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Montana in 2017 was 1,052,482, a 1.12% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Montana in 2016 was 1,040,859, a 1.01% increase from 2015.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,512,223
Texas 28,995,881
Florida 21,477,737
New York 19,453,561
Pennsylvania 12,801,989
Illinois 12,671,821
Ohio 11,689,100
Georgia 10,617,423
North Carolina 10,488,084
Michigan 9,986,857
New Jersey 8,882,190
Virginia 8,535,519
Washington 7,614,893
Arizona 7,278,717
Massachusetts 6,892,503
Tennessee 6,829,174
Indiana 6,732,219
Missouri 6,137,428
Maryland 6,045,680
Wisconsin 5,822,434
Colorado 5,758,736
Minnesota 5,639,632
South Carolina 5,148,714
Alabama 4,903,185
Louisiana 4,648,794
Kentucky 4,467,673
Oregon 4,217,737
Oklahoma 3,956,971
Connecticut 3,565,287
Utah 3,205,958
Iowa 3,155,070
Nevada 3,080,156
Arkansas 3,017,804
Mississippi 2,976,149
Kansas 2,913,314
New Mexico 2,096,829
Nebraska 1,934,408
West Virginia 1,792,147
Idaho 1,787,065
Hawaii 1,415,872
New Hampshire 1,359,711
Maine 1,344,212
Montana 1,068,778
Rhode Island 1,059,361
Delaware 973,764
North Dakota 762,062
Alaska 731,545
Wyoming 578,759
Montana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,068,778 0.76%
2018 1,060,665 0.78%
2017 1,052,482 1.12%
2016 1,040,859 1.01%
2015 1,030,475 0.84%
2014 1,021,869 0.82%
2013 1,013,569 0.97%
2012 1,003,783 0.65%
2011 997,316 0.67%
2010 990,697 0.68%
2009 983,982 0.77%
2008 976,415 1.21%
2007 964,706 1.26%
2006 952,692 1.34%
2005 940,102 1.09%
2004 930,009 1.13%
2003 919,630 0.87%
2002 911,667 0.52%
2001 906,961 0.35%
2000 903,773 2.38%
1999 882,779 0.37%
1998 879,533 0.09%
1997 878,706 0.23%
1996 876,656 0.94%
1995 868,522 1.59%
1994 854,923 1.79%
1993 839,876 2.12%
1992 822,436 1.81%
1991 807,837 1.00%
1990 799,824 0.02%
1989 799,636 -0.07%
1988 800,202 -0.60%
1987 805,063 -1.07%
1986 813,739 -1.04%
1985 822,320 0.17%
1984 820,905 0.84%
1983 814,031 1.25%
1982 803,986 1.09%
1981 795,328 0.83%
1980 788,752 0.18%
1979 787,305 0.64%
1978 782,317 1.61%
1977 769,953 1.67%
1976 757,317 1.22%
1975 748,208 1.60%
1974 736,419 1.32%
1973 726,798 1.12%
1972 718,732 1.11%
1971 710,814 2.36%
1970 694,409 0.06%
1969 694,000 -0.86%
1968 700,000 -0.14%
1967 701,000 -0.85%
1966 707,000 0.14%
1965 706,000 0.00%
1964 706,000 0.43%
1963 703,000 0.72%
1962 698,000 0.29%
1961 696,000 2.50%
1960 679,000 1.49%
1959 669,000 0.45%
1958 666,000 -0.15%
1957 667,000 1.68%
1956 656,000 3.14%
1955 636,000 1.92%
1954 624,000 1.30%
1953 616,000 2.33%
1952 602,000 1.01%
1951 596,000 0.51%
1950 593,000 4.22%
1949 569,000 4.98%
1948 542,000 2.07%
1947 531,000 3.31%
1946 514,000 7.76%
1945 477,000 1.71%
1944 469,000 -3.30%
1943 485,000 -6.37%
1942 518,000 -4.60%
1941 543,000 -2.69%
1940 558,000 0.54%
1939 555,000 0.54%
1938 552,000 -0.36%
1937 554,000 0.00%
1936 554,000 0.73%
1935 550,000 0.92%
1934 545,000 0.74%
1933 541,000 0.19%
1932 540,000 0.00%
1931 540,000 0.19%
1930 539,000 2.86%
1929 524,000 -3.14%
1928 541,000 2.66%
1927 527,000 -0.75%
1926 531,000 -0.75%
1925 535,000 -0.56%
1924 538,000 0.00%
1923 538,000 -0.92%
1922 543,000 -0.55%
1921 546,000 0.55%
1920 543,000 1.69%
1919 534,000 6.59%
1918 501,000 -0.79%
1917 505,000 3.70%
1916 487,000 3.84%
1915 469,000 3.76%
1914 452,000 4.39%
1913 433,000 4.59%
1912 414,000 4.28%
1911 397,000 4.47%
1910 380,000 4.68%
1909 363,000 4.91%
1908 346,000 4.22%
1907 332,000 3.11%
1906 322,000 5.57%
1905 305,000 4.10%
1904 293,000 3.90%
1903 282,000 4.44%
1902 270,000 3.45%
1901 261,000 6.53%
1900 245,000 0.00%