Westby, MT Profile: Facts & Data


Westby Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Westby Content

Also See: Westby, MT ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Westby, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Westby had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Westby is located at latitude 48.8705 and longitude -104.0572 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westby (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,103 feet.

The Town of Westby (GNIS ID: 2413470) 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 Westby is located within Westby Division of Sheridan County.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Westby 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Westby (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Montana Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Montana Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a Montana Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


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


Total Population 163
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 132
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 302
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $52,743
Average Household Income $74,229
Per Capita Income $33,163


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (29.8%)
Median Home Value $86,957
Average Home Value $141,288


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.04
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 -0.37% -0.5%
Households -0.3% -0.51%
Families 0.49% -0.8%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Westby, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westby 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 # 272 26th
Population Density # 163 55th
Diversity Index # 234 36th
Median Household Income # 120 67th
Per Capita Income # 75 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Montana Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Montana July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: