Phillips County MT Information


Phillips County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,260
Daytime Population: Workers 1,677
Daytime Population: Residents 2,422
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,099
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 4,133
Population in Familes 3,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $43,647
Average Household Income $60,259
Per Capita Income $26,198


Total Housing Units 2,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,302 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 518 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 520 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $90,897
Average Home Value $123,752


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,135
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 0.02% -0.01%
Households 0.01% -0.02%
Families -0.29% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Phillips County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillips 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 # 38 34th
Population Density # 48 18th
Diversity Index # 11 82nd
Median Household Income # 34 41st
Per Capita Income # 34 41st

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