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Wheatland CDP, Montana - Basic Facts

The Wheatland Census Designated Place had a population of 544 as of July 1, 2019. 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 45.958 and longitude -111.5782 in Broadwater County. The formal boundaries for the Wheatland Census Designated Place 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.


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Wheatland CDP, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wheatland CDP, MT Housing Affordability Index is 121
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

Wheatland CDP, MT Wealth Index is 112
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 544 (100%)
Population in Households 544 (100.0%)
Population in Families 468 (86.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 7
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,778
Average Household Income $86,214
Per Capita Income $34,685
Wealth Index4 112

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $282,500
Housing Affordability Index3 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.47% -0.41%
Households -0.44% -0.42%
Families -1.61% -0.43%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

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, 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 # 149 59th
Population Density # 358 2nd
Diversity Index # 297 19th
Median Household Income # 85 77th
Per Capita Income # 73 80th

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