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Richey, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Richey is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dawson County at latitude 47.6442 and longitude -105.0697. Dawson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,507 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Richey, but most people and references simply refer to it as Richey, Montana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Richey indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Richey, MT Boundary Map


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


Total Population 182
Population in Households 182
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 744
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $169,231
Average Home Value $212,838


Median Household Income $50,747
Average Household Income $61,996
Per Capita Income $27,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.66% 1.39%
Households 1.02% 1.63%
Families 6.63% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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, 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 # 256 30th
Population Density1 # 98 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 355 3rd
Median Household Income # 82 78th
Per Capita Income # 89 76th

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