Crane CDP, Montana
Population 179


Median Home Value
Half are $9,999 - $165,000
Median Year Housing Built
Employment & Commute
Median Household Income

The city of Crane is a rural city located in northeast Montana near the Yellowstone River. While many may refer to it as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP). Crane is one of 2 cities in Richland County.

Crane, MT is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.

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Median Year Housing was BuiltAll Housing Including Owner/Renter Occupied and Unoccupied


Median Owner Occupied Home Value


Housing Affordability (Median Multiple)

The median multiple is the ratio of median house price by the median annual household income. In other words, how many years would it take for the median income to pay off the median home price? Higher values indicate that the incomes in the area are not high enough to warrant the higher home prices. Anything under 3 is considered affordable while higher values indicate that housing is not affordable.



Median Household Income


Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.


Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings


Labor Force Participation RatePopulation Ages 16+

People in the labor force include those in the armed forces as well as civilians who are employed or classified as unemployed. To classify as unemployed, people must be actively looking for work. Common people that are not considered in the labor force are students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers not currently looking for work, and institutionalized people. In Crane, MT, 39% of people are neither employed or looking for work.



Total Population


The climate estimates use Crane, MT weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at SAV.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are higher than 53% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 89% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSMT
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0137341
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0002414
Region2013 ACS4
Division2013 ACS8
State FIPS2013 ACS30
Place FIPS2013 ACS18100
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusCrane CDP
Name2013 ACSCrane CDP, Montana
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census00767982
Place ANSI2010 Census02583803
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US3018100
GEOID2013 ACS3018100
Population2010 Census102
Population2013 ACS179
Housing Units2010 Census43
Housing Units2013 ACS78
Land Area2013 ACS2.5 square miles
Water Area2010 Census0
Population Density2013 ACS70.7 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[47.556344,-104.283458], [47.590264,-104.220969],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS47.577200373688, -104.25086102431
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census04