Powell County MT Information

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Powell County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Powell County MT Housing Affordability Index is 151
State of Montana Housing Affordability Index is 110
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Powell County MT Wealth Index is 85
State of Montana Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,910
Population in Households 5,348
Population in Families 4,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,562
Population Density 3
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,246
Average Household Income $70,192
Per Capita Income $26,208
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,552 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 860 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 693 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $154,018
Housing Affordability Index2 151
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,412
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,520
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.18% -0.39%
Households -0.24% -0.46%
Families -0.43% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

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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, 2019 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 # 15 75th
Median Household Income # 33 43rd
Per Capita Income # 39 32nd

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