Helena, MT Demographics

The total population of Helena is estimated to be 32,529 with 15,474 males (47.57%) and 17,055 females (52.43%). There are 1,581 more females than males in Helena.
The median household income in Helena was $64,543 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 3,529(5.18%) from $68,072 in 2020. This income is 86.51% 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, Helena sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $78,503. Overall, the median household income for the city of Helena stands at $64,543.
In Helena, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $43,787 for males and $32,995 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $62,016 for males and $55,230 for females.
In Helena, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $108,713, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $39,509.
In 2022, the population of Helena was 33,885, a 2.46% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Helena's population was 33,070, an increase of 2.61% compared to a population of 32,230 in 2020.
The median age in Helena, MT is 39.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.90% were under the age of 15, 19.27% aged 15 to 29, 44.41% aged 30 to 64, 17.94% aged 65 to 84, and 2.48% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Helena population: 91.71% are White, 0.68% are Black or African American, 1.16% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.82% are Asian, 0.84% are some other race and 4.79% are multiracial.