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Dixon, Montana - Basic Facts

The Dixon Census Designated Place had a population of 187 as of July 1, 2017. Dixon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Dixon is located at latitude 47.3178 and longitude -114.3601 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Dixon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,523 feet.

The Dixon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408674) 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 Dixon Census Designated Place is located within Flathead Reservation Division of Sanders County.

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

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


Total Population 187
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 187
Population in Familes 147
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $43,385
Per Capita Income $17,149


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $239,474


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 47
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 -1.13% -1.09%
Households -1.21% -1.08%
Families -1.64% -1.31%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Dixon, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dixon 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 # 253 31st
Population Density # 305 16th
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 356 2nd
Per Capita Income # 339 7th

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