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Libby, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Libby had a population of 2,669 as of July 1, 2016. Libby ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Libby is located at latitude 48.3864 and longitude -115.5567 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Libby (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,096 feet.

The City of Libby (GNIS ID: 2410831) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Libby is located within Libby Division of Lincoln County.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,669
Population in Households 2,572
Population in Familes 1,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 1,397
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,263
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 700 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 563 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $120,928
Average Home Value $136,373
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,013
Average Household Income $41,479
Per Capita Income $19,859
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.39%
Households 0.14% 0.33%
Families 0.1% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Libby, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Libby 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 # 41 89th
Population Density1 # 50 87th
Diversity Index2 # 181 50th
Median Household Income # 343 6th
Per Capita Income # 309 15th

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