Garfield County MT Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

Garfield County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,284
Daytime Population: Workers 665
Daytime Population: Residents 630
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,284
Population in Familes 1,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $43,905
Average Household Income $60,957
Per Capita Income $27,013


Total Housing Units 888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $99,342
Average Home Value $225,924


Total Households 569
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 364
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 0.87% 0.6%
Households 0.93% 0.62%
Families 0.66% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   3.2%


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, 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 # 50 13th
Population Density # 55 2nd
Diversity Index # 56 2nd
Median Household Income # 32 45th
Per Capita Income # 28 52nd

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