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Bridger, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Bridger had a population of 727 as of July 1, 2019. Bridger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridger is located at latitude 45.2958 and longitude -108.9138 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bridger encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,665 feet.

The Town of Bridger (GNIS ID: 2411726) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bridger is located within Fromberg-Bridger Division of Carbon County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bridger: Georgetown, String Town, Stringtown.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bridger, MT Housing Affordability Index is 138
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

Bridger, MT Wealth Index is 74
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 727 (100%)
Population in Households 727 (100.0%)
Population in Families 563 (77.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 914
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,368
Average Household Income $61,645
Per Capita Income $27,667
Wealth Index4 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $174,405
Housing Affordability Index3 138
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 326
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 201
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 0.29% 0.44%
Households 0.37% 0.55%
Families 0.33% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   3.96%

Bridger, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridger 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 # 124 66th
Population Density # 83 77th
Diversity Index # 205 44th
Median Household Income # 263 28th
Per Capita Income # 204 44th

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