Garfield County MT Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,198
Population in Households 1,198
Population in Familes 981
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 410 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 311 (36.8%)
Median Home Value $165,714
Average Home Value $200,976


Median Household Income $37,512
Average Household Income $49,214
Per Capita Income $21,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% 0.58%
Households 0.13% 0.74%
Families 0.0% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.63%
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.


Garfield County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 50 13th
Population Density1 # 54 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 56 2nd
Median Household Income # 42 27th
Per Capita Income # 39 32nd

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