Richland County MT Information


Richland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,033
Population in Households 11,999
Population in Familes 9,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 5,036
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,419 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,617 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $165,198
Average Home Value $197,068


Median Household Income $56,006
Average Household Income $76,905
Per Capita Income $32,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.43% 3.1%
Households 3.08% 3.06%
Families 2.79% 2.89%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.


Richland County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland 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 # 17 71st
Population Density1 # 14 80th
Diversity Index2 # 16 71st
Median Household Income # 3 96th
Per Capita Income # 3 96th

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