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Sand Coulee, Montana - Basic Facts

The Sand Coulee Census Designated Place had a population of 229 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sand Coulee is located at latitude 47.4025 and longitude -111.172 in Cascade County. The formal boundaries for the Sand Coulee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cascade County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,471 feet.

The Sand Coulee Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583842) 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 Sand Coulee Census Designated Place is located within Eden-Stockett Division of Cascade County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sand Coulee: Gulch, Sandcoulee.

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


Total Population 229
Population in Households 229
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $144,872


Median Household Income $46,685
Average Household Income $74,425
Per Capita Income $30,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 0.86%
Households 1.42% 0.83%
Families 0.49% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.16%
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.

Sand Coulee, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sand Coulee 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 # 224 39th
Population Density1 # 244 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 245 32nd
Median Household Income # 153 58th
Per Capita Income # 77 79th

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