Deer Lodge County MT Information


Deer Lodge County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,227
Daytime Population: Workers 4,107
Daytime Population: Residents 4,883
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,990
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 8,381
Population in Familes 6,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 846
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,378
Average Household Income $53,515
Per Capita Income $24,205


Total Housing Units 5,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,653 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,280 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,239 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $137,069
Average Home Value $191,170


Total Households 3,933
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 2,242
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 -0.11% -0.17%
Households -0.29% -0.26%
Families -0.65% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Deer Lodge County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deer Lodge 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 # 26 55th
Population Density # 10 84th
Diversity Index # 20 66th
Median Household Income # 49 14th
Per Capita Income # 45 21st

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