Lakeside, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Lakeside, Montana - Basic Facts

The Lakeside Census Designated Place had a population of 2,894 as of July 1, 2018. Lakeside ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeside is located at latitude 48.0183 and longitude -114.2319 in Flathead County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeside Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.07 sq. miles and a water area of 3.89 sq. miles. Flathead County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,917 feet.

The Lakeside Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408563) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lakeside Census Designated Place is located within Lakeside-Somers Division of Flathead County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakeside: Chautauqua, Lacon, Stoner, Stoners, Stoner's.

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


Total Population 2,894
Population in Households 2,721
Population in Familes 2,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density2 206
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,762
Average Household Income $68,771
Per Capita Income $27,981


Total Housing Units 1,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 921 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 688 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $330,523
Average Home Value $447,394


Total Households 1,147
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 802
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.99% 1.27%
Households 0.95% 1.27%
Families 0.8% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Lakeside, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeside 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 # 38 90th
Population Density # 184 50th
Diversity Index # 282 23rd
Median Household Income # 55 85th
Per Capita Income # 184 50th

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