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Montague, California - Basic Facts

The City of Montague had a population of 1,443 as of July 1, 2017. Montague ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Montague is located at latitude 41.7271 and longitude -122.5305 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montague (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,539 feet.

The City of Montague (GNIS ID: 2411140) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Montague is located within Montague CCD of Siskiyou County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montague population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Montague, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,443
Daytime Population: Workers 179
Daytime Population: Residents 867
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,046
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,437
Population in Familes 1,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 812
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $37,082
Average Household Income $49,894
Per Capita Income $21,287


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 426 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $183,929
Average Home Value $214,847


Total Households 574
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 378
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 0.0% -0.13%
Households -0.05% -0.14%
Families 0.22% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Montague, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montague to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 959 37th
Population Density # 815 46th
Diversity Index # 1264 17th
Median Household Income # 1303 14th
Per Capita Income # 1109 27th

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