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Richey, Montana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Richey had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2015. Richey ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richey is located at latitude 47.6442 and longitude -105.0697 in Dawson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Richey (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dawson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,507 feet.

The Town of Richey (GNIS ID: 2412547) 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 Town of Richey is located within Richey Division of Dawson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Richey, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 760
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $173,077
Average Home Value $215,461


Median Household Income $47,897
Average Household Income $69,505
Per Capita Income $31,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.66%
Households 1.22% 1.79%
Families 5.63% 1.71%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.


Richey, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richey to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 256 30th
Population Density1 # 95 74th
Diversity Index2 # 360 1st
Median Household Income # 148 60th
Per Capita Income # 38 90th

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