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Jordan, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Jordan is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Garfield County at latitude 47.3211 and longitude -106.91. Garfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,602 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Jordan 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 Jordan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jordan: Alibi.

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


Total Population 341
Population in Households 341
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,014
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $167,045
Average Home Value $204,771


Median Household Income $37,563
Average Household Income $48,908
Per Capita Income $21,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% 0.58%
Households 0.14% 0.69%
Families 4.25% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.11%
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.


Jordan, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jordan 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 # 184 49th
Population Density1 # 75 80th
Diversity Index2 # 359 2nd
Median Household Income # 248 32nd
Per Capita Income # 251 31st

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