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Frenchtown, Montana - Basic Facts

The Frenchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,967 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Frenchtown is located at latitude 47.028 and longitude -114.2462 in Missoula County. The formal boundaries for the Frenchtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Missoula County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,045 feet.

The Frenchtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408263) 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 Frenchtown Census Designated Place is located within Frenchtown-Wye Division of Missoula County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frenchtown: French Town.

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


Total Population 1,967
Population in Households 1,962
Population in Familes 1,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 292
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $69,583
Average Household Income $86,796
Per Capita Income $31,824


Total Housing Units 742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 589 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $267,958
Average Home Value $304,414


Total Households 706
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 543
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.91% 1.2%
Households 0.95% 1.24%
Families 0.5% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Frenchtown, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frenchtown 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 # 55 85th
Population Density # 165 55th
Diversity Index # 179 51st
Median Household Income # 16 96th
Per Capita Income # 98 73rd

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