Box Elder, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Box Elder, Montana - Basic Facts

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The Box Elder Census Designated Place had a population of 88 as of July 1, 2015. Box Elder ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Box Elder is located at latitude 48.3231 and longitude -110.0177 in Hill County. The formal boundaries for the Box Elder Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hill County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,680 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Box Elder Census Designated Place are located in Hill County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Chouteau County.

The Box Elder Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407897) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Box Elder Census Designated Place is located within Rocky Boy's Division of Hill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Box Elder population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Box Elder: Boxelder.

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Box Elder, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 88
Population in Households 88
Population in Familes 81
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 112
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (27.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $97,222


Median Household Income $37,860
Average Household Income $48,846
Per Capita Income $12,790
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.45%
Households 0.72% 0.0%
Families 2.58% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Box Elder, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Box Elder to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 318 13th
Population Density1 # 230 37th
Diversity Index2 # 70 81st
Median Household Income # 263 28th
Per Capita Income # 353 3rd

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