Wheatland CDP, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wheatland CDP, Montana - Basic Facts

The Wheatland Census Designated Place had a population of 479 as of July 1, 2017. Wheatland CDP 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 Wheatland CDP is located at latitude 45.9527 and longitude -111.5545 in Broadwater County. The formal boundaries for the Wheatland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 75.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles.

The Wheatland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583865) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Wheatland Census Designated Place is located within Townsend West Division of Broadwater County.

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

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


Total Population 479
Daytime Population: Workers 421
Daytime Population: Residents 219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 640
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 479
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $59,545
Average Household Income $76,838
Per Capita Income $30,864


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $284,000
Average Home Value $321,429


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3
  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 -2.32% -0.38%
Households -2.44% -0.24%
Families -3.86% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Wheatland CDP, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland CDP 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 # 154 58th
Population Density # 358 2nd
Diversity Index # 285 22nd
Median Household Income # 44 88th
Per Capita Income # 104 72nd

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