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Fort Smith, Montana - Basic Facts

The Fort Smith Census Designated Place had a population of 167 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith is located at latitude 45.3171 and longitude -107.9351 in Big Horn County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Smith Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Big Horn County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,287 feet.

The Fort Smith Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408244) 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 Fort Smith Census Designated Place is located within Crow Reservation Division of Big Horn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Smith population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Smith: Yellowtail.

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Fort Smith, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 167
Daytime Population: Workers 12
Daytime Population: Residents 87
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 99
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 167
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $51,209
Average Household Income $63,842
Per Capita Income $24,963


Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (32.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (55.8%)
Median Home Value $136,458
Average Home Value $174,275


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.36%
Households 0.46% 0.43%
Families 7.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Fort Smith, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Smith to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 268 26th
Population Density # 224 39th
Diversity Index # 15 96th
Median Household Income # 120 67th
Per Capita Income # 244 33rd

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