Helena Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Helena Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
19,925

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.9%
5 - 17:
20.8%
18 - 24:
6.4%
25 - 34:
13.1%
35 - 54:
30.9%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
12.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
4.7%
4.7%
High School Graduates
96.3%
96.3%
College Graduated
50.1%
50.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Helena
$34,830
$34,830
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Helena
$86,906
$86,906
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.4%

Employment Industries in Helena

 
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Healthcare
16.7%
16.7%
Finance
11.0%
11.0%
Retail
9.3%
9.3%
Education
8.2%
8.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.4%
7.4%
Manufacturing
7.0%
7.0%
Other
5.9%
5.9%
Construction
5.1%
5.1%
Public Service
4.3%
4.3%
Accommodation
4.1%
4.1%
Wholesale
3.9%
3.9%
Utilities
3.8%
3.8%
Information Technology
3.5%
3.5%
Transportation
2.9%
2.9%
Administration
2.6%
2.6%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
76.3%
76.3%
Black Or African American
14.9%
14.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
1.7%
1.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.1%
4.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
11.2%
11.2%
Irish
11.0%
11.0%
English
10.6%
10.6%
Italian
3.1%
3.1%
Scottish
3.1%
3.1%
Scots-Irish
2.5%
2.5%
European
2.5%
2.5%
French
2.4%
2.4%
Swedish
1.3%
1.3%
Polish
1.2%
1.2%
Welsh
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Swiss
0.4%
0.4%
Lebanese
0.3%
0.3%
Haitian
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Bulgarian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.0%
94.0%
Spanish
4.0%
4.0%
Polish
1.2%
1.2%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Helena Residents:
3.7%