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Wye, Montana - Basic Facts

The Wye Census Designated Place had a population of 569 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wye is located at latitude 46.9531 and longitude -114.1346 in Missoula County. The formal boundaries for the Wye Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Missoula County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,327 feet.

The Wye Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409631) 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 Wye Census Designated Place is located within Frenchtown-Wye Division of Missoula County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wye population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 569
Daytime Population: Workers 1,383
Daytime Population: Residents 249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,632
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.87
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 486
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 183
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $69,126
Average Household Income $92,052
Per Capita Income $32,132


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $291,129
Average Home Value $316,770


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 147
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 1.49% 1.53%
Households 1.51% 1.5%
Families 1.39% 1.32%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Wye, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wye 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 # 140 62nd
Population Density # 190 48th
Diversity Index # 97 74th
Median Household Income # 12 97th
Per Capita Income # 78 79th

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