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Lodge Pole, Montana - Basic Facts

The Lodge Pole Census Designated Place had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2019. Lodge Pole 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 Lodge Pole is located at latitude 48.0347 and longitude -108.5332 in Blaine County. The formal boundaries for the Lodge Pole Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 13.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blaine County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,409 feet.

The Lodge Pole Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408627) 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 Lodge Pole Census Designated Place is located within Fort Belknap Division of Blaine County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lodge Pole: Lodgepole.

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Lodge Pole, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lodge Pole, MT Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Montana Housing Affordability Index is 110
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lodge Pole, MT Wealth Index is 29
State of Montana Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 276 (100%)
Population in Households 276 (100.0%)
Population in Families 256 (92.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 21
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,951
Average Household Income $40,283
Per Capita Income $11,030
Wealth Index4 29

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $66,667
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 77
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.44% 0.07%
Households 0.43% 0.26%
Families 0.84% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Lodge Pole, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lodge Pole to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 207 43rd
Population Density # 322 12th
Diversity Index # 273 25th
Median Household Income # 346 5th
Per Capita Income # 359 2nd

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