Manhattan, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manhattan, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Manhattan had a population of 1,652 as of July 1, 2016. Manhattan 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 Manhattan is located at latitude 45.8627 and longitude -111.3337 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Manhattan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,245 feet.

The Town of Manhattan (GNIS ID: 2412941) 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 Manhattan is located within Manhattan Division of Gallatin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manhattan 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 Manhattan: Hamilton, Moreland.

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Manhattan, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,652
Population in Households 1,633
Population in Familes 1,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 835
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $231,742
Average Home Value $235,506


Median Household Income $51,521
Average Household Income $66,923
Per Capita Income $27,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.34% 1.66%
Households 1.46% 1.76%
Families 1.0% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

Manhattan, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manhattan 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 81st
Population Density1 # 90 76th
Diversity Index2 # 208 43rd
Median Household Income # 96 74th
Per Capita Income # 134 63rd

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