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Trego, Montana - Basic Facts

The Trego Census Designated Place had a population of 545 as of July 1, 2016. Trego 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 Trego is located at latitude 48.659 and longitude -114.9291 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Trego Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 51.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.93 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,117 feet.

The Trego Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583859) 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 Trego Census Designated Place is located within Eureka Division of Lincoln County.

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


Total Population 545
Population in Households 543
Population in Familes 442
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $282,558
Average Home Value $305,995


Median Household Income $45,489
Average Household Income $57,848
Per Capita Income $24,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.44%
Households 0.07% 0.33%
Families 0.3% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Trego, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trego 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 # 147 60th
Population Density1 # 349 4th
Diversity Index2 # 228 37th
Median Household Income # 170 54th
Per Capita Income # 221 40th

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