Heron is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Heron Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sanders County at latitude 48.0588 and longitude -115.9571. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,251 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Heron Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Heron, MT area
Also See: Heron, MT ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||279|
|Population in Familes||214|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||131 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||82 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||26 (19.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||23 (17.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$134,375|
|Average Home Value||$166,463|
|Median Household Income||$45,524|
|Average Household Income||$56,546|
|Per Capita Income||$23,895|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
The table below compares Heron 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.
|Total Population||# 204||44th|
|Population Density1||# 264||28th|
|Diversity Index2||# 159||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 141||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 201||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.