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Virginia City, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Virginia City had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Virginia City is located at latitude 45.2964 and longitude -111.9358 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Virginia City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,761 feet.

The Town of Virginia City (GNIS ID: 2413436) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Virginia City is located within Virginia City Division of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Virginia City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Virginia City: Varina.

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Virginia City, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 196
Population in Households 196
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $292,857
Average Home Value $354,054


Median Household Income $41,404
Average Household Income $68,135
Per Capita Income $32,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.2%
Households 0.31% 0.0%
Families 2.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Virginia City, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Virginia City 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 # 252 31st
Population Density1 # 184 50th
Diversity Index2 # 168 54th
Median Household Income # 223 39th
Per Capita Income # 39 90th

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