Garfield County MT Information

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Garfield County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garfield County MT Housing Affordability Index is 144
State of Montana Housing Affordability Index is 110
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garfield County MT Wealth Index is 77
State of Montana Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,247
Population in Households 1,247
Population in Families 1,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 0
Diversity Index1 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,942
Average Household Income $66,562
Per Capita Income $29,518
Wealth Index3 77

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 443 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (36.5%)
Median Home Value $158,036
Housing Affordability Index2 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 553
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.36% 0.4%
Households 0.42% 0.43%
Families 0.22% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

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Garfield County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 50 13th
Population Density # 55 2nd
Diversity Index # 56 2nd
Median Household Income # 37 36th
Per Capita Income # 24 59th

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