Daniels County MT Information


Daniels County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,717
Daytime Population: Workers 1,010
Daytime Population: Residents 746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,756
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,676
Population in Familes 1,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $46,678
Average Household Income $66,318
Per Capita Income $30,568


Total Housing Units 1,114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 (29.8%)
Median Home Value $96,675
Average Home Value $141,408


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 460
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 -0.27% -0.52%
Households -0.28% -0.52%
Families -0.61% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


Daniels County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Daniels 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 # 49 14th
Population Density # 45 21st
Diversity Index # 42 29th
Median Household Income # 25 57th
Per Capita Income # 12 80th

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