Flathead County, MT Demographics

The total population of Flathead County is estimated to be 105,950 with 53,095 males (50.11%) and 52,855 females (49.89%). There are 240 less females than males in Flathead County.
The median household income in Flathead County was $68,727 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,273(5%) from $65,454 in 2020. This income is 92.12% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Flathead County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $84,240. Overall, the median household income for the county of Flathead County stands at $65,680.
In Flathead County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,678 for males and $27,443 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,514 for males and $44,835 for females.
In Flathead County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $74,912, while American Indian and Alaska Native households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $26,472.
In 2022, the population of Flathead County was 111,814, a 2.84% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Flathead County's population was 108,725, an increase of 3.68% compared to a population of 104,862 in 2020.
The median age in Flathead County, MT is 42.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.11% were under the age of 15, 16.43% aged 15 to 29, 45.85% aged 30 to 64, 17.88% aged 65 to 84, and 1.72% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Flathead County population: 92.69% are White, 0.40% are Black or African American, 1.12% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.81% are Asian, 0.54% are some other race and 4.43% are multiracial.