Prairie County MT Information


Prairie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,177
Population in Households 1,156
Population in Familes 894
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $36,782
Average Household Income $57,225
Per Capita Income $26,963


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $93,624
Average Home Value $197,216


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 334
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 -0.02% 0.08%
Households -0.04% 0.07%
Families -0.29% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.56%


Prairie County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairie 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 # 51 11th
Population Density # 50 11th
Diversity Index # 44 23rd
Median Household Income # 53 7th
Per Capita Income # 29 50th

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