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Joliet, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Joliet is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Carbon County at latitude 45.4845 and longitude -108.9721. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,737 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Joliet, but most people and references simply refer to it as Joliet, Montana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Joliet indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Joliet (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Joliet, MT Boundary Map


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Joliet, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 588
Population in Households 588
Population in Familes 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,968
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 258
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $109,545
Average Home Value $130,270


Median Household Income $38,009
Average Household Income $47,731
Per Capita Income $20,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% 0.57%
Households -0.18% 0.69%
Families 0.0% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Joliet, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Joliet to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 140 62nd
Population Density1 # 22 94th
Diversity Index2 # 304 16th
Median Household Income # 235 36th
Per Capita Income # 272 26th

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