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Woods Bay, Montana - Basic Facts

The Woods Bay Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lake County at latitude 48.0142 and longitude -114.0669. Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,910 feet.

The formal official name is the Woods Bay Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Woods Bay, Montana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Woods Bay indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Woods Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Woods Bay, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 708
Population in Households 697
Population in Familes 577
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 519
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 (42.6%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $252,478


Median Household Income $46,723
Average Household Income $62,452
Per Capita Income $27,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.63% 1.21%
Households 1.83% 1.26%
Families 1.61% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Woods Bay, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woods Bay to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 123 66th
Population Density1 # 127 65th
Diversity Index2 # 176 51st
Median Household Income # 123 66th
Per Capita Income # 107 71st

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