The City of Miles City is the 10th largest city in Montana with a population of 8,942 as of July 1, 2016. Miles City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Miles City is located at latitude 46.4058 and longitude -105.8389 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Miles City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,362 feet.
The City of Miles City (GNIS ID: 2411105) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Miles City is located within Miles City Division of Custer County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Miles City 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 Miles City: Milestown.
|Population in Households||8,623|
|Population in Familes||6,334|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||319|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,212 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,400 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,487 (35.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||325 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,944|
|Average Home Value||$139,042|
|Median Household Income||$40,435|
|Average Household Income||$54,911|
|Per Capita Income||$24,409|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
The table below compares Miles City 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.
|Total Population||# 10||98th|
|Population Density1||# 8||98th|
|Diversity Index2||# 120||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 241||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 230||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.