Trout Creek, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Trout Creek, Montana - Basic Facts

The Trout Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2018. Trout Creek ranks in the lower 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 Trout Creek is located at latitude 47.8342 and longitude -115.5837 in Sanders County. The formal boundaries for the Trout Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Sanders County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,365 feet.

The Trout Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409350) 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 Trout Creek Census Designated Place is located within Thompson Falls-West End Division of Sanders County.

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


Total Population 256
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 208
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 139
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $35,958
Average Household Income $52,534
Per Capita Income $22,584


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $248,438
Average Home Value $314,141


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.68% 0.92%
Households 0.7% 0.94%
Families 3.17% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Trout Creek, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trout Creek 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 # 215 41st
Population Density # 215 41st
Diversity Index # 316 14th
Median Household Income # 320 12th
Per Capita Income # 285 22nd

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