Wheatland County MT Information


Wheatland County Subdivisions

Wheatland County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,140
Population in Households 1,993
Population in Familes 1,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 866
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 513
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $101,923
Average Home Value $169,884


Median Household Income $33,421
Average Household Income $48,924
Per Capita Income $20,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.22%
Households -0.33% -0.33%
Families -0.65% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


Wheatland County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 44 23rd
Population Density1 # 42 27th
Diversity Index2 # 38 34th
Median Household Income # 56 2nd
Per Capita Income # 52 9th

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