Garfield County MT Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,201
Population in Households 1,201
Population in Familes 982
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 346
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 408 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $170,588
Average Home Value $207,292


Median Household Income $42,819
Average Household Income $59,760
Per Capita Income $26,621
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 1.3%
Households 0.11% 1.45%
Families -0.05% 1.35%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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, 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 # 50 13th
Population Density1 # 54 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 56 2nd
Median Household Income # 25 57th
Per Capita Income # 18 70th

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