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Red Lodge, Montana - Basic Facts

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The City of Red Lodge had a population of 2,112 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Red Lodge is located at latitude 45.1937 and longitude -109.2498 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Lodge (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,568 feet.

The City of Red Lodge (GNIS ID: 2411529) 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 City of Red Lodge is located within Red Lodge Division of Carbon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Lodge 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 Red Lodge: Bad Lodge, Rocky Fork.

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Red Lodge, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,112
Daytime Population: Workers 2,133
Daytime Population: Residents 1,015
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,148
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 2,061
Population in Familes 1,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 754
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $50,259
Average Household Income $56,537
Per Capita Income $29,310


Total Housing Units 1,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 (35.4%)
Median Home Value $253,373
Average Home Value $286,633


Total Households 1,085
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 502
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 -0.08% 0.13%
Households 0.04% 0.24%
Families -0.3% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Red Lodge, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Lodge 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 # 49 87th
Population Density # 96 74th
Diversity Index # 180 50th
Median Household Income # 145 60th
Per Capita Income # 131 64th

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