West demographics profile

StatisticWestHelenaMontana
Population4,91230,1021,023,391
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In West 0.59% of the population is Asian.

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West population breakdown by race

RaceWestHelenaMontana
White90.13%93.47%89.11%
Black or African American1.70%0.70%0.42%
Asian0.59%0.57%0.73%
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.

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