The Big Sky Census Designated Place had a population of 2,538 as of July 1, 2016. Big Sky 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 Big Sky is located at latitude 45.2564 and longitude -111.332 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Big Sky Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 119.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,218 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Big Sky Census Designated Place are located in Gallatin County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Madison County.
The Big Sky Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407845) 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 Big Sky Census Designated Place is located within Big Sky Division of Gallatin County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Big Sky population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,492|
|Population in Familes||1,598|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||46|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,756 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||688 (18.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||434 (11.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,634 (70.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$443,452|
|Average Home Value||$527,038|
|Median Household Income||$66,345|
|Average Household Income||$77,976|
|Per Capita Income||$35,432|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.92%|
The table below compares Big Sky 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.
|Total Population||# 43||88th|
|Population Density1||# 319||13th|
|Diversity Index2||# 165||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 13||97th|
|Per Capita Income||# 12||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.