Missoula County MT Information


Missoula County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 117,299
Daytime Population: Workers 66,400
Daytime Population: Residents 55,508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 121,908
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 113,665
Population in Familes 78,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,634
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $47,909
Average Household Income $67,360
Per Capita Income $28,808


Total Housing Units 53,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,704 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,774 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,427 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $261,324
Average Home Value $295,375


Total Households 49,478
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 27,219
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 0.98% 1.06%
Households 1.03% 1.1%
Families 0.67% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


Missoula County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Missoula 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 3 96th
Diversity Index # 15 73rd
Median Household Income # 21 64th
Per Capita Income # 21 64th

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