Red Lodge, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Red Lodge, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Red Lodge had a population of 2,176 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Lodge: Bad Lodge, Rocky Fork.

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Red Lodge, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,176
Population in Households 2,125
Population in Familes 1,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 777
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $57,443
Per Capita Income $29,610


Total Housing Units 1,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 754 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 576 (34.1%)
Median Home Value $257,321
Average Home Value $292,297


Total Households 1,112
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.41%
Households 0.33% 0.43%
Families 0.12% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

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, 2018 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 # 48 87th
Population Density # 94 74th
Diversity Index # 172 53rd
Median Household Income # 149 57th
Per Capita Income # 141 62nd

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