Sidney, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sidney, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Sidney had a population of 6,174 as of July 1, 2016. Sidney ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sidney is located at latitude 47.7144 and longitude -104.1671 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sidney (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,942 feet.

The City of Sidney (GNIS ID: 2411896) 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 City of Sidney is located within Sidney Division of Richland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sidney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sidney: Central City, Maggie's Town.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,174
Population in Households 6,152
Population in Familes 4,748
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 2,021
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,681
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,649
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,749 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 933 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $178,512
Average Home Value $208,276
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,741
Average Household Income $77,382
Per Capita Income $33,014
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.8% 2.73%
Households 2.44% 2.71%
Families 2.89% 2.53%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Sidney, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sidney to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 19 95th
Population Density1 # 21 95th
Diversity Index2 # 89 76th
Median Household Income # 51 86th
Per Capita Income # 34 91st

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