Busby, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Busby, Montana - Basic Facts

The Busby Census Designated Place had a population of 779 as of July 1, 2018. Busby ranks in the upper 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 Busby is located at latitude 45.5257 and longitude -106.9775 in Big Horn County. The formal boundaries for the Busby Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Big Horn County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,435 feet.

The Busby Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407928) 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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Busby Census Designated Place is located within Northern Cheyenne Reservation Division of Big Horn County.

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Busby, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 779
Population in Households 774
Population in Familes 684
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $32,212
Average Household Income $49,722
Per Capita Income $13,246


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $116,026
Average Home Value $177,778


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 4.16
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.43%
Households 0.4% 0.32%
Families -0.08% 0.27%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Busby, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Busby to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 113 69th
Population Density # 268 27th
Diversity Index # 46 88th
Median Household Income # 336 8th
Per Capita Income # 351 4th

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