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Shawmut, Montana - Basic Facts

The Shawmut Census Designated Place had a population of 42 as of July 1, 2015. Shawmut ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Shawmut is located at latitude 46.3447 and longitude -109.5122 in Wheatland County. The formal boundaries for the Shawmut Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wheatland County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,855 feet.

The Shawmut Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583845) 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 Shawmut 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 Shawmut: New Shawmut.

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


Total Population 42
Population in Households 37
Population in Familes 28
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 21
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (38.2%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $121,154


Median Household Income $29,332
Average Household Income $43,791
Per Capita Income $17,769
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.89% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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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Shawmut, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shawmut 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 # 350 4th
Population Density1 # 322 12th
Diversity Index2 # 319 13th
Median Household Income # 331 9th
Per Capita Income # 312 15th

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