Jefferson City, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Jefferson City, Montana - Basic Facts

The Jefferson City Census Designated Place had a population of 471 as of July 1, 2018. Jefferson City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jefferson City is located at latitude 46.3779 and longitude -112.0305 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Jefferson City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,564 feet.

The Jefferson City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408441) 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 Jefferson City Census Designated Place is located within Boulder Division of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 471
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $59,138
Average Household Income $88,464
Per Capita Income $35,304


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $276,000
Average Home Value $311,406


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.03% 0.17%
Households 0.0% 0.31%
Families -0.7% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Jefferson City, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson City 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 # 155 58th
Population Density # 322 12th
Diversity Index # 232 37th
Median Household Income # 51 86th
Per Capita Income # 46 88th

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