Cascade County MT Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cascade County MT Housing Affordability Index is 117
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

Cascade County MT Wealth Index is 78
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 82,624
Population in Households 80,161
Population in Families 62,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,463
Population Density 31
Diversity Index1 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,991
Average Household Income $68,681
Per Capita Income $28,921
Wealth Index3 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 38,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,270 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,355 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,051 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $196,576
Housing Affordability Index2 117
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 34,625
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 21,512
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.17% 0.22%
Households 0.26% 0.27%
Families 0.05% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

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Cascade County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cascade County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 5 93rd
Population Density # 5 93rd
Diversity Index # 11 82nd
Median Household Income # 34 41st
Per Capita Income # 27 54th

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