Big Arm, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Big Arm, Montana - Basic Facts

The Big Arm Census Designated Place had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2015. Big Arm ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Big Arm is located at latitude 47.7936 and longitude -114.27 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Big Arm Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,946 feet.

The Big Arm Census Designated Place 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.

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

Big Arm Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map

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Big Arm, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (34.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (57.3%)
Median Home Value $209,375
Average Home Value $256,967
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,501
Average Household Income $66,405
Per Capita Income $27,942
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.85%
Households 1.04% 1.03%
Families 1.54% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.

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Big Arm, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Arm 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 # 255 30th
Population Density1 # 296 19th
Diversity Index2 # 19 95th
Median Household Income # 158 57th
Per Capita Income # 111 70th

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