Fergus County MT Information


Fergus County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,722
Population in Households 11,257
Population in Familes 8,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 465
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $43,395
Average Household Income $63,831
Per Capita Income $28,789


Total Housing Units 5,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,738 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,438 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 810 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $167,137
Average Home Value $221,449


Total Households 5,176
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 3,189
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 0.14% -0.01%
Households 0.18% 0.02%
Families -0.05% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Fergus County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fergus 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 # 17 71st
Population Density # 28 50th
Diversity Index # 41 29th
Median Household Income # 34 41st
Per Capita Income # 21 64th

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