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Highwood, Montana - Basic Facts

Highwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Highwood Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Chouteau County at latitude 47.5836 and longitude -110.7902. Chouteau County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,383 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Highwood Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 178
Population in Households 178
Population in Familes 150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $163,889
Average Home Value $184,184


Median Household Income $51,132
Average Household Income $53,195
Per Capita Income $22,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.27% 0.11%
Households 0.35% 0.29%
Families 0.0% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.


Highwood, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highwood 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 # 260 29th
Population Density1 # 290 21st
Diversity Index2 # 354 3rd
Median Household Income # 74 80th
Per Capita Income # 241 34th

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