Willow Creek, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Willow Creek, Montana - Basic Facts

The Willow Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 228 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Willow Creek is located at latitude 45.8097 and longitude -111.6489 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Willow Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,160 feet.

The Willow Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409599) 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 Willow Creek Census Designated Place is located within Three Forks Division of Gallatin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willow Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Willow Creek, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 228
Daytime Population: Workers 41
Daytime Population: Residents 98
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 228
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $53,925
Average Household Income $68,357
Per Capita Income $28,279


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $286,364
Average Home Value $435,000


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 75
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 1.14% 3.44%
Households 1.06% 3.43%
Families 4.11% 3.25%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Willow Creek, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willow Creek to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 228 38th
Population Density # 247 32nd
Diversity Index # 242 34th
Median Household Income # 89 76th
Per Capita Income # 156 57th

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