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Babb, Montana - Basic Facts

The Babb Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Glacier County at latitude 48.8879 and longitude -113.4511. Glacier County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,514 feet.

The formal official name is the Babb Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Babb, Montana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Babb indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Babb Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 175
Population in Households 175
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (33.7%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $165,000


Median Household Income $31,446
Average Household Income $63,885
Per Capita Income $21,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% 0.79%
Households 0.4% 1.0%
Families -1.09% 0.93%
Median Household Income   5.78%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


Babb, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Babb 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 # 264 27th
Population Density1 # 329 10th
Diversity Index2 # 33 91st
Median Household Income # 311 15th
Per Capita Income # 261 29th

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