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Zortman, Montana - Basic Facts

The Zortman Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Phillips County at latitude 47.9167 and longitude -108.509. Phillips County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,032 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Zortman 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 Zortman Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Zortman Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map


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


Total Population 68
Population in Households 65
Population in Familes 56
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (45.3%)
Median Home Value $165,000
Average Home Value $191,129


Median Household Income $47,600
Average Household Income $58,617
Per Capita Income $22,190
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 9.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Zortman, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zortman 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 # 335 8th
Population Density1 # 334 9th
Diversity Index2 # 47 87th
Median Household Income # 116 68th
Per Capita Income # 245 33rd

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