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Elmo, Montana - Basic Facts

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The Elmo Census Designated Place had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016. Elmo 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 Elmo is located at latitude 47.8288 and longitude -114.3486 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Elmo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,920 feet.

The Elmo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408079) 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 Elmo Census Designated Place is located within Flathead Division of Lake County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elmo: Kapawztstnook.

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Elmo Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map

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


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 634
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $480,000
Average Home Value $548,828


Median Household Income $54,418
Average Household Income $71,929
Per Capita Income $30,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.18%
Households 1.48% 0.98%
Families 2.25% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Elmo, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmo 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 # 248 32nd
Population Density1 # 112 70th
Diversity Index2 # 19 95th
Median Household Income # 66 82nd
Per Capita Income # 83 77th

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