Missoula County MT Information


Missoula County Subdivisions

Missoula County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 117,299
Population in Households 113,665
Population in Familes 78,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,634
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 49,478
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 27,219
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,704 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,774 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,427 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $261,324
Average Home Value $295,375


Median Household Income $47,909
Average Household Income $67,360
Per Capita Income $28,808
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.06%
Households 1.03% 1.1%
Families 0.67% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.


Missoula County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Missoula County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 2 98th
Population Density1 # 3 96th
Diversity Index2 # 15 73rd
Median Household Income # 21 64th
Per Capita Income # 21 64th

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