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West Glacier, Montana - Basic Facts

The West Glacier Census Designated Place had a population of 244 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for West Glacier is located at latitude 48.4944 and longitude -113.9919 in Flathead County. The formal boundaries for the West Glacier Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Flathead County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,169 feet.

The West Glacier Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583863) 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 West Glacier Census Designated Place is located within South Fork Division of Flathead County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Glacier: Yakilahkwiilnamki.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 244
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 182
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,733
Average Household Income $62,338
Per Capita Income $28,544

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (31.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (62.8%)
Median Home Value $263,889
Average Home Value $323,558
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 125
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.88% 1.04%
Households 0.8% 1.1%
Families 1.91% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

West Glacier, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Glacier 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 # 219 40th
Population Density # 265 27th
Diversity Index # 251 32nd
Median Household Income # 121 67th
Per Capita Income # 166 55th

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