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Superior, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Superior is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mineral County at latitude 47.1952 and longitude -114.9016. Mineral County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,762 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Superior, but most people and references simply refer to it as Superior, Montana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Superior indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Superior (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Superior: Edgar, Superior City.

Town of Superior, MT Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 785
Population in Households 777
Population in Familes 613
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 751
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 380
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $135,648
Average Home Value $166,577
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,722
Average Household Income $46,471
Per Capita Income $21,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.79% -0.03%
Households -0.37% 0.05%
Families 2.56% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

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Superior, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Superior 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 # 113 69th
Population Density1 # 96 74th
Diversity Index2 # 157 56th
Median Household Income # 267 27th
Per Capita Income # 262 28th

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