Montana Population, Area, and Density
The population of Montana is 1,023,579 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Montana is ranked number 45 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 82.2% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Montana is 147,039.6 square miles. There state is 99.0% land and 1.0% water. The population density in Montana is 7.0 people per square mile (54th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 1,023,579 people ÷ 145,545.8 sq mi
Population Density = 7.0 people per sq mile
|Population||1,023,579 (45th out of 56)||989,415 (45th out of 56)||902,195 (45th out of 56)|
|Difference||82.2% below avg||82.3% below avg||82.3% below avg|
|Total Area||147,039.6 mi2||380,831 km2||94,105,244 acres||(4th out of 56)|
|Land Area||145,545.8 mi2||376,962 km2||93,149,195 acres||(99.0%)|
|Water Area||1,493.8 mi2||3,869 km2||956,049 acres||(1.0%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||7.0 (54th out of 56)||6.8 (54th out of 56)||6.2 (54th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||98.4% below avg||98.4% below avg||98.4% below avg|