Meagher County MT Information


Meagher County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,850
Daytime Population: Workers 919
Daytime Population: Residents 914
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,833
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,676
Population in Familes 1,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $34,955
Average Household Income $54,391
Per Capita Income $24,862


Total Housing Units 1,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 659 (45.3%)
Median Home Value $149,679
Average Home Value $204,443


Total Households 797
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 492
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 -0.3% -0.69%
Households -0.15% -0.64%
Families -0.47% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.05%


Meagher County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meagher County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 46 20th
Population Density # 47 16th
Diversity Index # 49 14th
Median Household Income # 54 5th
Per Capita Income # 41 29th

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