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Circle, Montana - Basic Facts

Circle is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Circle.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in McCone County at latitude 47.4167 and longitude -105.5922. McCone County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,444 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Circle (see map) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Circle, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Circle 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 # 135 63rd
Population Density1 # 94 74th
Diversity Index2 # 318 13th
Median Household Income # 228 38th
Per Capita Income # 162 56th

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


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


Total Population 597
Population in Households 581
Population in Familes 452
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 763
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $205,102


Median Household Income $38,282
Average Household Income $54,641
Per Capita Income $24,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.7% -0.13%
Households -0.34% -0.07%
Families 0.29% -0.25%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Information Updates

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