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Plentywood, Montana - Basic Facts

Plentywood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Plentywood.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sheridan County at latitude 48.7747 and longitude -104.5625. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,047 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Plentywood (see map) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Plentywood, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plentywood 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 # 58 84th
Population Density1 # 44 88th
Diversity Index2 # 216 41st
Median Household Income # 118 68th
Per Capita Income # 53 86th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,833
Population in Households 1,757
Population in Familes 1,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density1 1,568
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 876
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 503
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 623 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $139,685
Average Home Value $176,520
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,428
Average Household Income $62,283
Per Capita Income $29,446
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.31% 2.56%
Households 1.57% 2.79%
Families 2.02% 2.64%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

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