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Superior, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Superior had a population of 781 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Superior is located at latitude 47.1952 and longitude -114.9016 in Mineral County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Superior (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Mineral County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,762 feet.

The Town of Superior (GNIS ID: 2413356) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Superior is located within Superior Division of Mineral County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Superior 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 Superior: Edgar, Superior City.

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


Total Population 781
Daytime Population: Workers 623
Daytime Population: Residents 495
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,118
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 772
Population in Familes 604
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 749
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $33,720
Average Household Income $48,574
Per Capita Income $22,160


Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $198,729
Average Home Value $241,236


Total Households 373
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 237
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 -0.54% -0.18%
Households -0.47% -0.16%
Families 1.03% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Superior, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Superior 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 # 117 69th
Population Density # 97 74th
Diversity Index # 153 58th
Median Household Income # 327 10th
Per Capita Income # 290 21st

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