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Wolf Point, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Wolf Point had a population of 2,748 as of July 1, 2017. Wolf Point 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 Wolf Point is located at latitude 48.0931 and longitude -105.6414 in Roosevelt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wolf Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,998 feet.

The City of Wolf Point (GNIS ID: 2412291) 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 Wolf Point is located within Fort Peck Reservation Division of Roosevelt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wolf Point 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 Wolf Point: Wolfpoint.

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


Total Population 2,748
Daytime Population: Workers 1,592
Daytime Population: Residents 1,755
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,347
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 2,664
Population in Familes 2,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 3,141
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $42,855
Average Household Income $51,496
Per Capita Income $18,801


Total Housing Units 1,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 425 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $81,532
Average Home Value $109,167


Total Households 996
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 673
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 0.65% 0.2%
Households 0.63% 0.18%
Families 0.8% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Wolf Point, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wolf Point 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 # 40 89th
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 11 97th
Median Household Income # 231 37th
Per Capita Income # 328 10th

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