Silver Bow County MT Information


Silver Bow County Subdivisions

Silver Bow County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,589
Population in Households 34,591
Population in Familes 25,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 998
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 15,612
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 8,869
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,072 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,540 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,789 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $128,673
Average Home Value $172,590


Median Household Income $39,707
Average Household Income $53,705
Per Capita Income $23,995
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.56%
Households 0.72% 0.61%
Families 0.4% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Silver Bow County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Bow County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 8 88th
Population Density1 # 2 98th
Diversity Index2 # 18 70th
Median Household Income # 40 30th
Per Capita Income # 41 29th

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