Ravalli County MT Information


Ravalli County Subdivisions

Ravalli County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,937
Population in Households 41,459
Population in Familes 33,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 478
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 17,748
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 11,744
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,808 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,940 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,871 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $267,587
Average Home Value $319,355


Median Household Income $44,370
Average Household Income $61,728
Per Capita Income $26,297
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.59%
Households 0.75% 0.64%
Families 0.51% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.


Ravalli County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ravalli County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 7 89th
Population Density1 # 9 86th
Diversity Index2 # 33 45th
Median Household Income # 23 61st
Per Capita Income # 27 54th

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