Powell County MT Information


Powell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,854
Population in Households 5,305
Population in Familes 4,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,549
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $42,230
Average Household Income $56,067
Per Capita Income $21,500


Total Housing Units 3,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,550 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 832 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 723 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $138,288
Average Home Value $209,710


Total Households 2,382
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,500
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.3% -0.49%
Households -0.42% -0.62%
Families -0.64% -0.77%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.7%


Powell County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powell County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 29 50th
Population Density # 26 55th
Diversity Index # 17 71st
Median Household Income # 40 30th
Per Capita Income # 50 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.