The Heron Census Designated Place had a population of 285 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Heron is located at latitude 48.0638 and longitude -115.9802 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Heron Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,251 feet.
The Heron Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408378) 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 Heron Census Designated Place is located within Thompson Falls-West End Division of Sanders County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||277|
|Population in Familes||212|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||129 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||81 (62.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||26 (20.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 (17.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,353|
|Average Home Value||$169,207|
|Median Household Income||$46,379|
|Average Household Income||$55,021|
|Per Capita Income||$23,199|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.69%|
|Per Capita Income||2.35%|
The table below compares Heron to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 206||44th|
|Population Density1||# 265||27th|
|Diversity Index2||# 117||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 162||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 215||41st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.