Montana Population 1900-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Montana from 1900 to 2020.
  • The population of Montana in 2020 was 1,080,577, a 0.98% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Montana in 2019 was 1,070,123, a 0.78% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Montana in 2018 was 1,061,818, a 0.75% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Montana in 2017 was 1,053,862, a 1.13% increase from 2016.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,368,078
Texas 29,360,759
Florida 21,733,312
New York 19,336,776
Pennsylvania 12,783,254
Illinois 12,587,530
Ohio 11,693,217
Georgia 10,710,017
North Carolina 10,600,823
Michigan 9,966,555
New Jersey 8,882,371
Virginia 8,590,563
Washington 7,693,612
Arizona 7,421,401
Massachusetts 6,893,574
Tennessee 6,886,834
Indiana 6,754,953
Missouri 6,151,548
Maryland 6,055,802
Wisconsin 5,832,655
Colorado 5,807,719
Minnesota 5,657,342
South Carolina 5,218,040
Alabama 4,921,532
Louisiana 4,645,318
Kentucky 4,477,251
Oregon 4,241,507
Oklahoma 3,980,783
Connecticut 3,557,006
Utah 3,249,879
Iowa 3,163,561
Nevada 3,138,259
Arkansas 3,030,522
Mississippi 2,966,786
Kansas 2,913,805
New Mexico 2,106,319
Nebraska 1,937,552
Idaho 1,826,913
West Virginia 1,784,787
Hawaii 1,407,006
New Hampshire 1,366,275
Maine 1,350,141
Montana 1,080,577
Rhode Island 1,057,125
Delaware 986,809
North Dakota 765,309
Alaska 731,158
Wyoming 582,328
Montana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,080,577 0.98%
2019 1,070,123 0.78%
2018 1,061,818 0.75%
2017 1,053,862 1.13%
2016 1,042,137 1.03%
2015 1,031,495 0.86%
2014 1,022,657 0.84%
2013 1,014,158 0.99%
2012 1,004,168 0.67%
2011 997,518 0.69%
2010 990,730 0.69%
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%