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Dixon, Montana - Basic Facts

The Dixon Census Designated Place had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2016. Dixon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Dixon is located at latitude 47.3178 and longitude -114.3601 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Dixon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,523 feet.

The Dixon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408674) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dixon Census Designated Place is located within Flathead Reservation Division of Sanders County.

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

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


Total Population 197
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $139,286
Average Home Value $223,729


Median Household Income $24,202
Average Household Income $39,417
Per Capita Income $15,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.51%
Households -0.39% -0.5%
Families -1.25% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

Dixon, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dixon 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 # 250 32nd
Population Density1 # 305 16th
Diversity Index2 # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 356 2nd
Per Capita Income # 339 7th

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