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Yaak, Montana - Basic Facts

Yaak is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Yaak Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lincoln County at latitude 48.833 and longitude -115.7088. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,986 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Yaak Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 27.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yaak: Tanglewood, Yahk, Yakt.

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


Total Population 262
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (33.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 (59.1%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $257,415


Median Household Income $28,570
Average Household Income $41,876
Per Capita Income $20,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 0.75%
Households 1.73% 0.69%
Families 2.99% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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.


Yaak, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yaak 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 # 213 42nd
Population Density1 # 351 4th
Diversity Index2 # 146 60th
Median Household Income # 335 8th
Per Capita Income # 279 24th

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