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Pinesdale, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pinesdale had a population of 942 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pinesdale is located at latitude 46.3342 and longitude -114.223 in Ravalli County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pinesdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ravalli County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,970 feet.

The Town of Pinesdale (GNIS ID: 2413135) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Pinesdale is located within Hamilton Division of Ravalli County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pinesdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 942
Daytime Population: Workers 37
Daytime Population: Residents 577
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 614
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 942
Population in Familes 864
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 727
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,575
Average Household Income $59,466
Per Capita Income $17,612


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $332,143
Average Home Value $362,057


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 5.18
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 6
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.55%
Households 0.31% 0.54%
Families -1.41% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Pinesdale, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pinesdale to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 95 74th
Population Density # 100 73rd
Diversity Index # 208 43rd
Median Household Income # 171 53rd
Per Capita Income # 337 8th

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