Sylvanite, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sylvanite, Montana - Basic Facts

The Sylvanite Census Designated Place had a population of 105 as of July 1, 2016. Sylvanite ranks in the lower 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 Sylvanite is located at latitude 48.7063 and longitude -115.874 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Sylvanite Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,717 feet.

The Sylvanite Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583857) 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 Sylvanite Census Designated Place is located within Troy Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sylvanite 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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Sylvanite, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 105
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (36.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (56.5%)
Median Home Value $208,333
Average Home Value $261,413


Median Household Income $47,230
Average Household Income $68,271
Per Capita Income $31,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.38%
Households 0.0% 0.37%
Families -0.49% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Sylvanite, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sylvanite 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 # 308 16th
Population Density1 # 331 9th
Diversity Index2 # 172 54th
Median Household Income # 143 61st
Per Capita Income # 56 85th

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