Sylvanite, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sylvanite, Montana - Basic Facts

The Sylvanite Census Designated Place had a population of 105 as of July 1, 2017. Sylvanite 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 Sylvanite is located at latitude 48.7063 and longitude -115.874 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Sylvanite Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,717 feet.

The Sylvanite Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583857) 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 Sylvanite Census Designated Place is located within Troy Division of Lincoln County.

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

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


Total Population 105
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 62
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 64
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $51,697
Average Household Income $70,302
Per Capita Income $33,081


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (55.0%)
Median Home Value $239,286
Average Home Value $265,556


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.27% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.37%
Families -0.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Sylvanite, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sylvanite 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 # 307 16th
Population Density # 331 9th
Diversity Index # 179 52nd
Median Household Income # 112 70th
Per Capita Income # 59 84th

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