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Toston, Montana - Basic Facts

The Toston Census Designated Place had a population of 116 as of July 1, 2016. Toston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Toston is located at latitude 46.1608 and longitude -111.4479 in Broadwater County. The formal boundaries for the Toston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Broadwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,917 feet.

The Toston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409341) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Toston Census Designated Place is located within Townsend West Division of Broadwater County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Toston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 116
Population in Households 116
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $229,167
Average Home Value $266,667


Median Household Income $48,377
Average Household Income $66,175
Per Capita Income $29,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 0.85%
Households 1.57% 1.09%
Families 3.22% 1.01%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

Toston, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Toston to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 295 19th
Population Density1 # 282 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 305 15th
Median Household Income # 127 65th
Per Capita Income # 114 69th

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