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Alder, Montana - Basic Facts

The Alder Census Designated Place had a population of 106 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Alder is located at latitude 45.3216 and longitude -112.1092 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Alder Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,121 feet.

The Alder Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407713) 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 Alder Census Designated Place is located within Sheridan Division of Madison County.

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


Total Population 106
Population in Households 106
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (36.2%)
Median Home Value $293,750
Average Home Value $351,190


Median Household Income $42,479
Average Household Income $68,278
Per Capita Income $32,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.19%
Households 0.27% 0.0%
Families 2.87% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Alder, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alder 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 # 307 16th
Population Density1 # 270 26th
Diversity Index2 # 175 52nd
Median Household Income # 207 43rd
Per Capita Income # 38 90th

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