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Browning, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Browning had a population of 1,042 as of July 1, 2016. Browning ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Browning is located at latitude 48.5563 and longitude -113.0151 in Glacier County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Browning (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Glacier County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,377 feet.

The Town of Browning (GNIS ID: 2411735) 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 Browning is located within Blackfeet Reservation Division of Glacier County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Browning population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,042
Population in Households 1,010
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 3,804
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $53,125
Average Home Value $88,306


Median Household Income $27,477
Average Household Income $36,915
Per Capita Income $12,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.59%
Households 0.44% 0.64%
Families 0.9% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Browning, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Browning 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 # 86 77th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 92 75th
Median Household Income # 352 4th
Per Capita Income # 350 4th

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