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Yaak, Montana - Basic Facts

The Yaak Census Designated Place had a population of 252 as of July 1, 2017. Yaak 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 Yaak is located at latitude 48.8299 and longitude -115.6864 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Yaak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,986 feet.

The Yaak Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583869) 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 Yaak Census Designated Place is located within Troy Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yaak 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 Yaak: Tanglewood, Yahk, Yakt.

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


Total Population 252
Daytime Population: Workers 100
Daytime Population: Residents 148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 248
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $50,657
Average Household Income $70,295
Per Capita Income $33,203


Total Housing Units 325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (33.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (59.1%)
Median Home Value $235,938
Average Home Value $270,872


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 79
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 0.22% 0.16%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.72% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Yaak, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yaak 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 # 217 41st
Population Density # 354 3rd
Diversity Index # 190 48th
Median Household Income # 136 63rd
Per Capita Income # 57 85th

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