Orchard Homes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Missoula County, Montana, United States. It is part of the “Missoula, Montana Metropolitan Statistical Area”. The population was 5,197 at the 2010 census, a decrease from its population of 5,199 in 2000.
Orchard Homes is located at 46°51′36″N 114°3′29″W / 46.86000°N 114.05806°W / 46.86000; -114.05806 (46.860044, -114.058028).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km), of which 6.4 square miles (17 km) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km) (3.92%) is water.
At the 2000 census, there were 5,199 people, 2,034 households and 1,466 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 814.9 per square mile (314.6/km²). There were 2,091 housing units at an average density of 327.8/sq mi (126.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.35% White, 0.13% African American, 1.35% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.
There were 2,034 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.96.
24.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.
The [[median household income was $40,240 and the median family income was $47,612. Males had a median income of $32,226 and females $20,576 for. The per capita income was $17,885. About 4.4% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.