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Wolf Point, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Wolf Point is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Roosevelt County at latitude 48.0931 and longitude -105.6414. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,998 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Wolf Point, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wolf Point, Montana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wolf Point indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Wolf Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wolf Point: Wolfpoint.

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


Total Population 2,603
Population in Households 2,520
Population in Familes 2,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 2,975
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 946
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,099 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 548 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 398 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $147,650
Average Home Value $186,339


Median Household Income $33,741
Average Household Income $45,028
Per Capita Income $16,128
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% 0.94%
Households -0.15% 0.93%
Families 0.48% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.


Wolf Point, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wolf Point 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 # 40 89th
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 11 97th
Median Household Income # 297 19th
Per Capita Income # 329 10th

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