Silver Bow County MT Information


Silver Bow County Subdivisions

Silver Bow County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,471
Daytime Population: Workers 16,996
Daytime Population: Residents 18,152
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,148
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 34,473
Population in Familes 25,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 998
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $41,469
Average Household Income $57,055
Per Capita Income $25,366


Total Housing Units 17,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,965 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,533 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,807 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $136,332
Average Home Value $177,720


Total Households 15,498
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 8,756
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 0.5% 0.37%
Households 0.51% 0.38%
Families 0.17% 0.17%
Median Household Income   4.95%
Per Capita Income   3.73%


Silver Bow County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Bow County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 8 88th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 18 70th
Median Household Income # 40 30th
Per Capita Income # 39 32nd

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