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Craig, Montana - Basic Facts

The Craig Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lewis and Clark County at latitude 47.0705 and longitude -111.968. Lewis and Clark County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,461 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Craig 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 Craig Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Craig Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map


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


Total Population 48
Population in Households 48
Population in Familes 34
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (30.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (57.6%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $218,750


Median Household Income $51,075
Average Household Income $66,869
Per Capita Income $33,631
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.62% 1.61%
Households 2.7% 2.06%
Families 7.0% 2.38%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.1%
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.


Craig, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craig 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 # 348 5th
Population Density1 # 202 45th
Diversity Index2 # 240 34th
Median Household Income # 77 79th
Per Capita Income # 16 96th

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