Carter County MT Information


Carter County Subdivisions

Carter County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,186
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Familes 948
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 537
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 350
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $150,987
Average Home Value $233,397


Median Household Income $43,050
Average Household Income $58,450
Per Capita Income $26,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.32%
Households 0.13% 0.22%
Families -0.16% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Carter County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carter County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 11th
Population Density1 # 54 5th
Diversity Index2 # 53 7th
Median Household Income # 35 39th
Per Capita Income # 31 46th

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