Wheatland County MT Information


Wheatland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,140
Daytime Population: Workers 872
Daytime Population: Residents 1,295
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,993
Population in Familes 1,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $33,421
Average Household Income $48,924
Per Capita Income $20,843


Total Housing Units 1,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $101,923
Average Home Value $169,884


Total Households 866
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 513
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 -0.18% -0.22%
Households -0.33% -0.33%
Families -0.65% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


Wheatland County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland 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 # 44 23rd
Population Density # 42 27th
Diversity Index # 38 34th
Median Household Income # 56 2nd
Per Capita Income # 52 9th

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