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Elliston, Montana - Basic Facts

The Elliston Census Designated Place had a population of 203 as of July 1, 2017. Elliston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Elliston is located at latitude 46.5587 and longitude -112.4638 in Powell County. The formal boundaries for the Elliston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Powell County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,059 feet.

The Elliston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408076) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Elliston Census Designated Place is located within Avon-Elliston Division of Powell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elliston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elliston: Alicetown.

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


Total Population 203
Daytime Population: Workers 20
Daytime Population: Residents 96
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 116
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 203
Population in Familes 163
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $54,124
Average Household Income $62,608
Per Capita Income $28,839


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $195,238
Average Home Value $304,643


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 58
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 -1.04% -1.31%
Households -1.01% -1.34%
Families -0.69% -1.42%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Elliston, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elliston to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 244 33rd
Population Density # 309 15th
Diversity Index # 298 19th
Median Household Income # 87 76th
Per Capita Income # 140 62nd

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