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Browning, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Browning had a population of 1,040 as of July 1, 2017. Browning ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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, 2017.

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Browning, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,040
Daytime Population: Workers 358
Daytime Population: Residents 737
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 1,008
Population in Familes 838
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 3,797
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $28,488
Average Household Income $39,267
Per Capita Income $13,087


Total Housing Units 405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $56,383
Average Home Value $90,797


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.38%
Households 0.23% 0.33%
Families 0.56% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

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, 2017 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 Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 101 73rd
Median Household Income # 353 3rd
Per Capita Income # 349 4th

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