Belknap, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Belknap, Montana - Basic Facts

The Belknap Census Designated Place had a population of 167 as of July 1, 2018. Belknap 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 Belknap is located at latitude 47.6473 and longitude -115.4221 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Belknap Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,415 feet.

The Belknap Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583789) 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 Belknap Census Designated Place is located within Thompson Falls-West End Division of Sanders County.

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


Total Population 167
Population in Households 167
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $52,872
Per Capita Income $22,613


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $247,222
Average Home Value $319,298


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.67% 0.94%
Households 0.69% 0.81%
Families 0.24% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Belknap, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belknap to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 268 27th
Population Density # 296 19th
Diversity Index # 328 10th
Median Household Income # 325 11th
Per Capita Income # 284 22nd

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