Trout Creek, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Trout Creek, Montana - Basic Facts

The Trout Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2015. Trout Creek ranks in the lower 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 Trout Creek is located at latitude 47.8342 and longitude -115.5837 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Trout Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,365 feet.

The Trout Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409350) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trout Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Trout Creek, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 247
Population in Households 246
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 134
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $204,167
Average Home Value $253,061


Median Household Income $32,456
Average Household Income $45,972
Per Capita Income $20,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.24%
Households 0.64% 0.33%
Families 4.57% 0.23%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
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.

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Trout Creek, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trout Creek 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 219 40th
Population Density1 # 213 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 305 16th
Median Household Income # 313 14th
Per Capita Income # 283 23rd

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