Cascade County MT Information


Cascade County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 83,524
Population in Households 80,998
Population in Familes 62,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,526
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 34,801
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 21,553
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,794 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,007 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,773 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $180,932
Average Home Value $201,542


Median Household Income $46,699
Average Household Income $63,346
Per Capita Income $26,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.34%
Households 0.4% 0.36%
Families 0.1% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


Cascade County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cascade 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 # 5 93rd
Population Density1 # 5 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 10 84th
Median Household Income # 24 59th
Per Capita Income # 30 48th

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