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Poplar, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Poplar had a population of 827 as of July 1, 2019. Poplar ranks in the upper 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 Poplar is located at latitude 48.1131 and longitude -105.1983 in Roosevelt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Poplar encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,991 feet.

The City of Poplar (GNIS ID: 2411458) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Poplar is located within Fort Peck Reservation Division of Roosevelt County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Poplar: Poplar Creek Agency, Poplar River.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Poplar, MT Housing Affordability Index is 176
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

Poplar, MT Wealth Index is 35
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 827 (100%)
Population in Households 784 (94.8%)
Population in Families 623 (75.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 43 ( 5.2%)
Population Density 2,974
Diversity Index2 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,882
Average Household Income $49,003
Per Capita Income $16,701
Wealth Index4 35

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (56.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $89,000
Housing Affordability Index3 176
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.43% 0.22%
Households 0.41% 0.25%
Families 0.65% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.83%

Poplar, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poplar to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 111 70th
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 46 88th
Median Household Income # 347 5th
Per Capita Income # 342 6th

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