Mineral County MT Information


Mineral County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,301
Daytime Population: Workers 1,378
Daytime Population: Residents 2,687
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,065
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 4,279
Population in Familes 3,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $36,504
Average Household Income $52,683
Per Capita Income $24,037


Total Housing Units 2,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,425 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 531 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 544 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $206,537
Average Home Value $244,965


Total Households 1,956
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,231
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 0.25% 0.42%
Households 0.32% 0.47%
Families 0.02% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   3.07%


Mineral County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral 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 # 37 36th
Population Density # 24 59th
Diversity Index # 25 55th
Median Household Income # 51 11th
Per Capita Income # 47 18th

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