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Trego, Montana - Basic Facts

The Trego Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lincoln County at latitude 48.659 and longitude -114.9291. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,117 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Trego 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 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.

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


Total Population 564
Population in Households 561
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $255,288


Median Household Income $44,269
Average Household Income $53,064
Per Capita Income $23,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 0.91%
Households 1.25% 1.01%
Families 1.71% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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, 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 # 143 61st
Population Density1 # 347 5th
Diversity Index2 # 227 37th
Median Household Income # 157 57th
Per Capita Income # 214 41st

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