Powder River County MT Information


Powder River County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,746
Daytime Population: Workers 1,032
Daytime Population: Residents 724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,756
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,711
Population in Familes 1,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $42,243
Average Household Income $70,600
Per Capita Income $31,157


Total Housing Units 1,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $123,701
Average Home Value $213,330


Total Households 763
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 500
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% 0.0%
Households 0.15% 0.08%
Families -0.14% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   4.39%


Powder River County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powder River 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 # 48 16th
Population Density # 53 7th
Diversity Index # 37 36th
Median Household Income # 36 38th
Per Capita Income # 9 86th

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