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Frenchtown, Montana - Basic Facts

The Frenchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,955 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Frenchtown is located at latitude 47.028 and longitude -114.2462 in Missoula County. The formal boundaries for the Frenchtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Missoula County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,045 feet.

The Frenchtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408263) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Frenchtown Census Designated Place is located within Frenchtown-Wye Division of Missoula County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Frenchtown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frenchtown: French Town.

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Frenchtown Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map

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Frenchtown, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,955
Population in Households 1,950
Population in Familes 1,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 290
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 710
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 550
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 598 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $228,250
Average Home Value $256,868


Median Household Income $77,008
Average Household Income $82,569
Per Capita Income $30,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.21%
Households 1.61% 1.32%
Families 1.04% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
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.


Frenchtown, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frenchtown to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 56 85th
Population Density1 # 164 55th
Diversity Index2 # 188 48th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 56 85th

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