The Town of Plains had a population of 962 as of July 1, 2017. Plains ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Plains is located at latitude 47.4605 and longitude -114.8846 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,470 feet.
The Town of Plains (GNIS ID: 2413141) 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 Town of Plains is located within Plains Division of Sanders County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plains 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 Plains: Horse Plains.
|Daytime Population: Workers||647|
|Daytime Population: Residents||592|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,239|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.29|
|Population in Households||901|
|Population in Familes||674|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||61|
|Median Household Income||$32,417|
|Average Household Income||$42,181|
|Per Capita Income||$19,683|
|Total Housing Units||593 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||310 (52.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||151 (25.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||131 (22.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$198,750|
|Average Home Value||$282,500|
|Average Household Size||1.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.11%|
The table below compares Plains 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.
|Total Population||# 92||75th|
|Population Density||# 38||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 149||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 335||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 322||12th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.