Melstone, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Melstone, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Melstone had a population of 102 as of July 1, 2018. Melstone ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Melstone is located at latitude 46.5987 and longitude -107.8685 in Musselshell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Melstone (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Musselshell County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,926 feet.

The Town of Melstone (GNIS ID: 2412981) 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 Melstone is located within Melstone Division of Musselshell County.

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


Total Population 102
Population in Households 99
Population in Familes 81
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $46,746
Average Household Income $61,848
Per Capita Income $27,648


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $245,000
Average Home Value $277,500


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.74% 0.2%
Households 0.9% 0.0%
Families 5.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Melstone, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melstone 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 # 311 15th
Population Density # 211 42nd
Diversity Index # 340 6th
Median Household Income # 194 47th
Per Capita Income # 196 46th

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