Dawson County MT Information


Dawson County Subdivisions

Dawson County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,238
Population in Households 8,740
Population in Familes 6,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 498
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $52,877
Average Household Income $70,899
Per Capita Income $30,191


Total Housing Units 4,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,465 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,362 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 571 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $158,208
Average Home Value $176,724


Total Households 3,827
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,436
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.36% -0.13%
Households 0.25% -0.23%
Families 0.03% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.14%


Dawson County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawson County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 23 61st
Population Density # 22 63rd
Diversity Index # 26 55th
Median Household Income # 9 86th
Per Capita Income # 14 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.