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Thompson Falls, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Thompson Falls had a population of 1,283 as of July 1, 2019. Thompson Falls 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 Thompson Falls is located at latitude 47.5972 and longitude -115.3443 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thompson Falls encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,556 feet.

The City of Thompson Falls (GNIS ID: 2412062) 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 Thompson Falls is located within Thompson Falls-West End Division of Sanders County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Thompson Falls, MT Housing Affordability Index is 114
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

Thompson Falls, MT Wealth Index is 36
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 1,283
Population in Households 1,270
Population in Familes 952
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density 805
Diversity Index1 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,525
Average Household Income $42,859
Per Capita Income $20,361
Wealth Index3 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $142,222
Housing Affordability Index2 114
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 -0.1% 0.03%
Households -0.07% 0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Thompson Falls, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thompson Falls 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 # 76 79th
Population Density # 90 76th
Diversity Index # 193 46th
Median Household Income # 345 5th
Per Capita Income # 316 13th

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