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Churchill, Montana - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gallatin County at latitude 45.7508 and longitude -111.3044. Gallatin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,567 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Churchill Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Churchill: Church Hill, Godfrey, Rotterdam.

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


Total Population 966
Population in Households 950
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 272
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 357
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $165,909
Average Home Value $201,731


Median Household Income $62,009
Average Household Income $80,506
Per Capita Income $29,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.63% 2.1%
Households 1.87% 2.2%
Families 2.44% 2.08%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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.


Churchill, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Churchill 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 # 94 74th
Population Density1 # 169 54th
Diversity Index2 # 275 25th
Median Household Income # 15 96th
Per Capita Income # 54 85th

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