Musselshell County MT Information


Musselshell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,519
Daytime Population: Workers 1,733
Daytime Population: Residents 2,592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,325
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 4,467
Population in Familes 3,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $40,980
Average Household Income $56,027
Per Capita Income $25,541


Total Housing Units 2,706 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,510 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 536 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $164,619
Average Home Value $222,980


Total Households 2,046
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,249
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 -0.06% -0.15%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families -0.29% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Musselshell County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Musselshell 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 # 36 38th
Population Density # 31 46th
Diversity Index # 32 45th
Median Household Income # 43 25th
Per Capita Income # 35 39th

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