Montague, CA Community Profile: Data

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Montague: Basic Info

Montague is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the City of Montague is the formal official name. It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Siskiyou County at latitude 41.7282 and longitude -122.5278. The elevation is 2,539 feet.

The City of Montague has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

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Montague: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Montague Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Montague (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Montague ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the City of Montague with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, California Congressional District Maps and a Map of Siskiyou County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Montague Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Montague Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all California Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Montague Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Montague. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Montague area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

Montague, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,461
Population in Households 1,456
Population in Familes 1,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 387
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $134,740
Average Home Value $172,874


Median Household Income $35,807
Average Household Income $44,400
Per Capita Income $19,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% -0.16%
Households 0.53% 0.0%
Families 0.93% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Montague, CA: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Montague to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 960 37th
Population Density1 # 816 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1290 15th
Median Household Income # 1278 16th
Per Capita Income # 1094 28th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 3,653 California cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 120,914 California Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. Last Update: January 6, 2014.