A recent SmartAsset study that identifies places with the highest per capita net worth, concluded that in Montana, Yellowstone County ranked third, with Ravalli and Lincoln Counties coming in first and second, respectively. While Yellowstone County had the highest per capita income, other counties had a higher per capita net worth and less per capita debt.
The study measured net worth, income and debt across counties to see where people have the highest per capita net worth.
Ravalli had per capita income of $25,151, while per capita net worth $34,213 and per capita debt of $46,752. Its net worth to income was 73.2%, giving it the highest index rating of 32.81.
Yellowstone County’s per capita income is $32,296. Its per capita net worth is $30,404, per capita debt $40,972, and its net worth ratio to income is 94.1%, and the ratio to debt is 74.2%, giving it an index ratio 23.42,
Lincoln County index rating is 27.21, with a per capita income of $22,82 and per capita net worth of $23,985 and per capita debt of $28,620.
Others in the top ten counties were Silver Bow, Lewis and Clark, Lake, Flathead, Cascade, Hill and Park. Park Counties index rating was 16.79.
Ravalli had the highest per capita net worth in the state, and Hill County had the lowest at $16,431. Hill County, also, had the lowest per capita debt at $23,627 and Flathead the highest at $48,416.
While Yellowstone County had the highest income per capita, Hill County had the lowest at $21,780.