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Musselshell, Montana - Basic Facts

The Musselshell Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Musselshell County at latitude 46.4942 and longitude -108.0963. Musselshell County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,995 feet.

The formal official name is the Musselshell Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Musselshell, Montana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Musselshell indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Musselshell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Musselshell: The Crossing.

Musselshell Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 58
Population in Households 58
Population in Familes 49
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 32
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (34.7%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $238,393
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,782
Average Household Income $55,643
Per Capita Income $25,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.79% -0.35%
Households 0.0% -0.63%
Families 2.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.3%
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.

Musselshell, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Musselshell 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 # 341 7th
Population Density1 # 316 13th
Diversity Index2 # 210 43rd
Median Household Income # 265 27th
Per Capita Income # 147 60th

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