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Montana City, Montana - Basic Facts

The Montana City Census Designated Place had a population of 2,910 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Montana City is located at latitude 46.5241 and longitude -111.9334 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Montana City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,049 feet.

The Montana City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408857) 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 Montana City Census Designated Place is located within Boulder Division of Jefferson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montana City: Fort Minnesota, Montana, Montana Town, Prickly Pear, Prickly Pear City.

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Montana City, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,910
Daytime Population: Workers 488
Daytime Population: Residents 1,276
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,764
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 2,891
Population in Familes 2,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $100,393
Average Household Income $123,118
Per Capita Income $45,051


Total Housing Units 1,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 972 (91.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $313,594
Average Home Value $350,668


Total Households 1,055
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 871
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 0.96% 0.68%
Households 1.02% 0.71%
Families 0.63% 0.59%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Montana City, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montana City 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 # 38 90th
Population Density # 244 33rd
Diversity Index # 252 31st
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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