Ryegate, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Ryegate, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Ryegate had a population of 237 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ryegate is located at latitude 46.2986 and longitude -109.2533 in Golden Valley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ryegate (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Golden Valley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,652 feet.

The Town of Ryegate (GNIS ID: 2412589) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ryegate is located within Ryegate Division of Golden Valley County.

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


Total Population 237
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 345
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $42,702
Average Household Income $53,711
Per Capita Income $23,602


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $90,323
Average Home Value $201,163


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.4% -0.6%
Households -0.3% -0.51%
Families 0.65% -0.52%
Median Household Income   3.84%
Per Capita Income   4.12%

Ryegate, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ryegate 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 # 222 39th
Population Density # 150 59th
Diversity Index # 107 71st
Median Household Income # 248 32nd
Per Capita Income # 269 26th

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