Broadwater County MT Information


Broadwater County Subdivisions

Broadwater County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,998
Population in Households 5,946
Population in Familes 4,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,546
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,725
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,944 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 602 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $191,339
Average Home Value $234,594


Median Household Income $45,026
Average Household Income $64,467
Per Capita Income $27,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 0.77%
Households 1.31% 0.92%
Families 1.07% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Broadwater County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broadwater County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 43rd
Population Density1 # 18 70th
Diversity Index2 # 43 25th
Median Household Income # 21 64th
Per Capita Income # 22 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.