Sweet Grass, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sweet Grass, Montana - Basic Facts

The Sweet Grass Census Designated Place had a population of 55 as of July 1, 2015. Sweet Grass 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 Sweet Grass is located at latitude 48.9928 and longitude -111.967 in Toole County. The formal boundaries for the Sweet Grass Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Toole County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,497 feet.

The Sweet Grass Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583856) 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 Sweet Grass population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sweet Grass: Sweetgrass.

Sweet Grass Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map

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Sweet Grass, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 55
Population in Households 55
Population in Familes 47
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 33
Average Household Size 1.67
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $170,455
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,303
Average Household Income $54,627
Per Capita Income $20,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.01% -1.12%
Households -0.57% -1.24%
Families 8.48% -1.8%
Median Household Income   4.38%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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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Sweet Grass, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweet Grass 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 # 345 6th
Population Density1 # 227 38th
Diversity Index2 # 299 19th
Median Household Income # 192 48th
Per Capita Income # 259 29th

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