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Miles City, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Miles City had a population of 8,764 as of July 1, 2018. Miles City 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 Miles City is located at latitude 46.4058 and longitude -105.8389 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Miles City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,362 feet.

The City of Miles City (GNIS ID: 2411105) 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 Miles City is located within Miles City Division of Custer County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Miles City: Milestown.

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Miles City, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,764
Population in Households 8,445
Population in Familes 6,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density2 2,612
Diversity Index3 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,498
Average Household Income $58,154
Per Capita Income $26,004

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,588 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,247 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $116,698
Average Home Value $147,150
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,834
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,143
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.5% 0.29%
Households 0.51% 0.29%
Families 0.35% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Miles City, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miles City 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 # 12 97th
Population Density # 9 98th
Diversity Index # 114 69th
Median Household Income # 238 35th
Per Capita Income # 236 35th

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