Yaak, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Yaak, Montana - Basic Facts

The Yaak Census Designated Place had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2018. 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 48.833 and longitude -115.7088 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yaak: Tanglewood, Yahk, Yakt.

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


Total Population 251
Population in Households 251
Population in Familes 185
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $54,641
Average Household Income $74,588
Per Capita Income $35,907


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (59.1%)
Median Home Value $266,964
Average Home Value $289,130


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 80
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 0.15% 0.47%
Households 0.18% 0.44%
Families 0.79% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

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, 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 # 218 40th
Population Density # 354 3rd
Diversity Index # 188 49th
Median Household Income # 89 76th
Per Capita Income # 34 91st

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