Population density (sq mi)8481,8197
Median age37.041.639.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a49%58%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%39%40%
Speak Englishn/a97%96%
Speak Spanishn/a1%1%

Key findings

  • The population density in West is 53% lower than Helena
  • The median age in West is 11% lower than Helena
  • In West 90.13% of the population is White
  • In West 1.70% of the population is Black
  • In West 0.59% of the population is Asian

Compare Helena, MT Demographics


      West population breakdown by race

      American Indian4.16%2.58%6.57%
      Native Hawaiian0.29%0.15%0.08%
      Mixed race2.68%2.26%2.59%
      Other race0.44%0.26%0.50%
      In West, 3.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The West, Helena, MT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).