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Alberton, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Alberton had a population of 429 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Alberton is located at latitude 47.0044 and longitude -114.4853 in Mineral County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alberton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Mineral County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,054 feet.

The Town of Alberton (GNIS ID: 2412342) 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 Alberton is located within Alberton Division of Mineral County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alberton 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 Alberton: Browntown.

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


Total Population 429
Population in Households 429
Population in Familes 330
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 750
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $216,447
Average Home Value $263,475


Median Household Income $40,859
Average Household Income $51,971
Per Capita Income $23,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.55%
Households 0.17% 0.31%
Families 1.1% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Alberton, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alberton 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 # 161 56th
Population Density1 # 97 74th
Diversity Index2 # 178 51st
Median Household Income # 237 35th
Per Capita Income # 250 32nd

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