Wheatland CDP, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wheatland CDP, Montana - Basic Facts

The Wheatland Census Designated Place had a population of 574 as of July 1, 2016. Wheatland CDP 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 Wheatland CDP is located at latitude 45.9527 and longitude -111.5545 in Broadwater County. The formal boundaries for the Wheatland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 75.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles.

The Wheatland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583865) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Wheatland Census Designated Place is located within Townsend West Division of Broadwater County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheatland CDP 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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Wheatland CDP, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 574
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $286,458
Average Home Value $315,714


Median Household Income $55,095
Average Household Income $77,179
Per Capita Income $31,369
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.48%
Households 0.63% 0.66%
Families -1.1% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Wheatland CDP, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland CDP 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 # 142 61st
Population Density1 # 358 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 289 21st
Median Household Income # 59 84th
Per Capita Income # 66 82nd

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