Conrad is a city in and the county seat of Pondera County, Montana, United States. The population was 2,570 at the 2010 census. Conrad is a small town. Each June they kick up their heels at Whoop Up Days, a town wide celebration that includes a parade and rodeo.
Conrad is located at 48°10′22″N 111°56′50″W / 48.172807°N 111.947131°W / 48.172807; -111.947131 (48.172807, -111.947131).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km), all of it land.
Conrad is located an hour from the Rocky Mountain front and under two hours from Glacier National Park.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,570 people, 1,113 households, and 676 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,056.0 inhabitants per square mile (793.8/km). There were 1,266 housing units at an average density of 1,012.8 per square mile (391.0/km). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.2% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.
There were 1,113 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.82.
The median age in the city was 45.7 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 24.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,753 people, 1,154 households, and 755 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,338.5 people per square mile (900.8/km). There were 1,332 housing units at an average density of 1,131.5 per square mile (435.8/km). The racial makeup of the city was 95.75% White, 0.11% African American, 2.29% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.
There were 1,154 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,432, and the median income for a family was $42,056. Males had a median income of $31,908 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,742. About 10.6% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.