Chouteau County MT Information


Chouteau County Subdivisions

Chouteau County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,679
Daytime Population: Workers 2,013
Daytime Population: Residents 3,212
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 5,544
Population in Familes 4,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $40,399
Average Household Income $63,579
Per Capita Income $25,484


Total Housing Units 2,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,422 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 635 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $135,143
Average Home Value $186,269


Total Households 2,244
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,498
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 -0.32% -0.53%
Households -0.3% -0.52%
Families -0.56% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.51%


Chouteau County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chouteau County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 34 41st
Population Density # 43 25th
Diversity Index # 8 88th
Median Household Income # 44 23rd
Per Capita Income # 37 36th

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