Miles City, Montana

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Population in 2012: 8,569 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 4,121  (48.1%)
Females: 4,448  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59301.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,040 (it was $29,847 in 2000)
Miles City:

$41,040
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,738 (it was $16,449 in 2000)

Miles City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,420 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Miles City:

$94,420
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $81,058; Detached houses: $85,496; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,221; In 2-unit structures: $99,065; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,470; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,252; Mobile homes: $26,316

Median gross rent in 2012: $500.

Miles City races chart
  • White alone - 7,963 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 216 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 155 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 118 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 54 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.1%)

Races in Miles City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Miles City: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.4%), Irish (14.1%), United States (13.2%), Norwegian (9.9%), English (4.7%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2358 feet

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 2,618 people per square mile   (average).

Miles City, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Miles City:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Miles City city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

182 residents are foreign born (0.4% North America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.1%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,333 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,218 (1.5%)

Miles City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (136.3 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (453.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (949.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: North Custer, MT (4.2 miles ), Mizpah-Pumpkin, MT (4.9 miles ), Shirley-Ismay, MT (5.5 miles ), Terry, MT (6.0 miles ), Forsyth, MT (6.4 miles ), Fallon, MT (6.7 miles) , Ismay, MT (7.1 miles) , Rosebud, MT (7.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.41 N, Longitude: 105.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +534 (+6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,181 (79.8%)

Area code: 406

Miles City household income distribution Miles City home values distribution

Crime rates in Miles City by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100
per 100,000 0.012.30.00.0
Rapes 2213
per 100,000 24.824.611.835.3
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10131819
per 100,000 124.0159.7212.1223.6
Burglaries 16101515
per 100,000 198.5122.8176.8176.5
Thefts 260180169173
per 100,000 3225.02211.01991.82036.0
Auto thefts 915712
per 100,000 111.6184.382.5141.2
Arson 2112
per 100,000 24.812.311.823.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 190.8182.5146.1172.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Miles City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Montana average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -123 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Miles City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Miles City, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Miles City-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 265.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 419.7 miles away from Miles City center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from Miles City center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 277.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Custer County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Miles City topographic map

Birthplace of: Maurice Hilleman - Pioneering vaccinologist, Curt Schmidt - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Miles City:

  • HOLY ROSARY HEALTHCARE (provides emergency services, 2600 WILSON)
  • HOLY ROSARY HEALTHCARE (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 2600 WILSON ST)
  • HOLY ROSARY HLTHCARE HOME CARE (2905 MAIN ST #2)
  • WEL HOME HEALTH OF MILES CITY (2300 WILSON ST)
  • FRIENDSHIP VILLA CARE CENTER (2300 WILSON)

Airports and heliports located in Miles City:

See details about airports and heliports located in Miles City, MT

College/University in Miles City:

  • Miles Community College (Full-time enrollment: 390; Location: 2715 Dickinson Street; Public; Website: milescc.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Miles City:

  • Sheridan College (about 126 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 136 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Black Hills State University (about 164 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 207 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Bismarck State College (about 241 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 243 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Minot State University (about 248 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)

Public high school in Miles City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Miles City:

Private elementary/middle school in Miles City:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 519 N CENTER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Miles City, map of school districts: MILES CITY ELEMENTARY, CUSTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

Library in Miles City:

  • MILES CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $300,381; Location: ONE SOUTH TENTH STREET; 37,178 books; 9,111 e-books; 1,155 audio materials; 1,889 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please post additional info---- Arts & Heritage: Custer County Art & Heritage Center; West of Miles City on Waterplant Road visit web site at ccac.milescity.org Range Riders Museun of History: West of Miles City

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Notable locations in Miles City: Miles City KOA Campground (A), Peavey Grain Company Elevator (B), Miles City (C), Montana Highway Patrol Miles City Office (D), Miles City Public Library (E), Big Sky Dorm (F), Custer County Rural Volunteer Fire Company Miles City (G), Centra Gym Complex (H), Southeastern Montana Research Library (I), Custer County Courthouse (J), Miles City Police Department (K), Custer County Sheriff's Office (L), Miles City Fire Rescue (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Miles City Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Miles City include: First Christian Church (A), Veterans Administration Medical Center Chapel (B), Word of Life Fellowship Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Christian and Missionary Alliance of Miles City (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Fellowship Baptist Church (H), Trinity Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Scanlan Lake (A), Cook Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Miles City include: Triangle Park (1), Wibaux Park (2), Riverside Park (3), Bender Park (4), Wild Rose Park (5), Tedesco Park (6), Denton Field (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Custer County Art & Heritage Center (Museums; Water Plant Road), Wool House Gallery (Museums; 419 North 7th Street), Western Gaming Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1620 Palmer Street), The Barn (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2210 Valley Drive East).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (USHighway 59), GuestHouse International (3111 Steel Street), Motel 6 (1314 South Haynes Avenue), Econo Lodge Miles City (1209 South Haynes Avenue), Econo Lodge (1209 South Haynes Avenue), Comfort Inn Miles City (1615 South Haynes Avenue), Historic Olive Hotel (501 Main Street), Super 8 Miles City MT (RR 2 Highway 59 South), Miles City Days Inn (1006 S Haynes Ave).

Courts: Custer County - All Departments-Courthouse & Annex- District Court Judge-Dep (Courthouse), Custer County - All Departments-Courthouse & Annex- Family Treatment C (210 South Winchester Avenue Suite 225), Custer County - All Departments-Courthouse & Annex- Court Reporter (Courthouse), Custer County Family Treatment Court (210 South Winchester Avenue).

Custer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Miles City and their reported violations in the past:

MILES CITY CITY OF (Population served: 8,800, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-12-2005 to AUG-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2009)
WESTBOUND HATHAWAY REST AREA (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CUSTER CO WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 480, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009)
YELLOWSTONE TAVERN INC (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PALISADES APARTMENTS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
STAR MOTEL (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WIBAUX MDT WEIGH STATION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Miles City that have no violations reported:

  • PINE HILLS YOUTH CORRECT FACIL (Address: 4 NORTH HAYNES AVENUE , Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.5%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.5% for American Indian residents, 72.1% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Miles City in 2010:

  • 142 people in college/university student housing
  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Miles City in 2000:

  • 237 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 21 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Miles City, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Miles City compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Miles City (2011 data):

  • Stockman Bank of Montana: Miles City Haynes Avenue Branch, Stockman Bank Of Montana, Drive-In-walk-up Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,132.8 mil, Deposits: $1,619.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Stockman Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Miles City Branch at 619 Main Street, branch established on 1882/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First Interstate Bank: Miles City Branch at 1115 Main Street, branch established on 1974/07/15. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Miles City, Montana:

  • Motel 6, 1314 South Haines, Miles City, MT 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-7040, Fax: (406) 232-6540
  • Holiday Inn Express Miles City, 1720 S Haynes, Miles City, MT 59301 , Phone: (406) 234-1000, Fax: (406) 234-1365
  • Guesthouse Inn, 3111 Steel St, Miles City, MT 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-3661, Fax: (406) 232-8943
  • Miles City Comfort Inn, 1615 Haynes Ave, Miles City, MT 59301 , Phone: (406) 234-3141, Fax: (406) 234-2924
  • Econo Lodge, 1209 S Haynes Ave, Miles City, MT 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-8880, Fax: (406) 232-8909
  • Sleep Inn And Suites, 1006 S Haynes Ave, Miles City, MT 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-3000, Fax: (406) 232-3030
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Miles City, Montana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Miles City travel time to work - commute Miles City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Miles City city (based on Custer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.16%
Here: 48.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents40.9%10.7%8.6%8.4%5.2%
Congregations5.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents5.1%4.2%2.6%2.5%11.8%
Congregations5.0%5.0%5.0%10.0%50.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Custer County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Custer County:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

25.8%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

10.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,902$27,6081$1,280
Other Government Administration 2$5,480$32,8808$2,000
Judicial and Legal 1$2,380$28,5602$2,724
Police Protection - Officers 13$34,516$31,8611$792
Police - Other 4$9,882$29,6462$3,866
Firefighters 12$48,946$48,9460$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,280
Streets and Highways 7$20,844$35,7330$0
Airports 2$4,466$26,7960$0
Health 1$2,424$29,0881$82
Solid Waste Management 2$4,478$26,8680$0
Sewerage 8$22,850$34,2750$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,348$33,3920$0
Water Supply 7$21,056$36,0960$0
Local Libraries 5$12,090$29,0160$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,300$31,8000$0
Totals for Government 72$209,962$34,99416$12,024

Miles City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,157,000 ($135.02)
    Water Utilities: $1,097,000 ($128.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $788,000 ($91.96)
    Sewerage: $678,000 ($79.12)
    Regular Highways: $565,000 ($65.94)
    Air Transportation: $495,000 ($57.77)
    Health - Other: $433,000 ($50.53)
    General - Other: $379,000 ($44.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $342,000 ($39.91)
    Libraries: $292,000 ($34.08)
    Financial Administration: $265,000 ($30.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $179,000 ($20.89)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($10.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000 ($7.00)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($4.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($8.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($5.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($4.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,854,000 ($449.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($1.05)

Miles City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,017,000 ($118.68)
    All Other: $706,000 ($82.39)
    Air Transportation: $408,000 ($47.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.05)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $85,000 ($9.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $776,000 ($90.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $758,000 ($88.46)
    Interest Earnings: $168,000 ($19.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $114,000 ($13.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,392,000 ($162.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $923,000 ($107.71)
    All Other: $206,000 ($24.04)
    Highways: $190,000 ($22.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,891,000 ($220.68)
    Other License: $148,000 ($17.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($1.40)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,000 ($0.23)

Miles City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,300,000 ($151.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,232,000 ($143.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $802,000 ($93.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $734,000 ($85.66)

Miles City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $411,000 ($47.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,512,000 ($526.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($0.35)

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Montana average:

8.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.79% ($25,091 average AGI)
from Rosebud County, MT  0.38% ($17,125)
from Dawson County, MT  0.24% ($66,600)


8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Montana average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Yellowstone County, MT  1.44% ($24,508 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.50% ($38,571)
to Rosebud County, MT  0.26% ($46,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Miles City:

  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Miles City:

  • KECC (90.7 FM; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY -BILLINGS)
  • KKRY (92.5 FM; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIKC-FM (101.3 FM; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/CSTG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Miles City:

  • KYUS-TV (Channel 3; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: KYUS-TV BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K19FF (Channel 19; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: QUORUM OF MONTANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K16DH (Channel 16; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: QUORUM OF MONTANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K10GF (Channel 10; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: KTVQ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K06FE (Channel 6; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: KULR CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Miles City, Montana:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Montana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 76
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 107
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 190
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Miles City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $16,995,000
Total average daily traffic: 42,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 853

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Miles City, MT

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Miles City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Miles City, MT
Most common first names in Miles City, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13279.2 years
Mary9681.3 years
William6977.2 years
James6673.5 years
Robert5673.7 years
George5379.6 years
Charles5174.9 years
Helen4280.1 years
Margaret3780.7 years
Frank3679.3 years
Most common last names in Miles City, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson2982.8 years
Johnson2978.5 years
Miller2981.8 years
Peterson2174.0 years
Smith2179.0 years
Olson2072.6 years
Thompson1977.9 years
Brown1977.4 years
Jones1777.3 years
Young1675.5 years
Businesses in Miles City, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Albertsons1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1Nike1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Miles City on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #33 (59301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Darby J. Vosler (1)
  • Keith Alan Anderson (1)
  • Melvin D Kernutt (1)
  • Douglas B. Phair (1)
  • Mitch Gallo (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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