Yellowstone County, Montana (MT)

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County population in 2012: 151,882 (83% urban, 17% rural); it was 129,352 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,347
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,182
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 36,037
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,143 (it was 16,047 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%

Land area: 2635 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Yellowstone County: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Yellowstone County, Montana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Montana median age:  39.0 years
Males: 72,385  (42.6%)
Females: 75,587  (57.4%)

Yellowstone County,MT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yellowstone County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,610 ($36,727 in 1999)

This county:

$52610
Montana:

$46972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $516, upper quartile is $868)
This county:

$648
State:

$600


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,200 (it was $97,200 in 2000)
Yellowstone:

$193,200
Montana:

$190,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $147,700 - $276,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $229,829
Here:

$229,829
State:

$262,981

Townhouses or other attached units: $176,376
Here:

$176,376
State:

$198,383

In 2-unit structures: $171,834
Here:

$171,834
State:

$201,996

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,576
Here:

$182,576
State:

$231,885

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,445
Here:

$136,445
State:

$151,799

Mobile homes: $70,150
Here:

$70,150
State:

$84,157

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $280,076
Here:

$280,076
State:

$110,871
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,318
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $407

Institutionalized population: 1,987

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Yellowstone County, MT map from a distance

Health of residents in Yellowstone County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is worse than average.
76.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
86.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is more than average.
48.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 619 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2008: 533 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2009: 446 buildings, average cost: $121,900

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,745 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,618 (0.9%)

Yellowstone County household income distribution in 2009 Yellowstone County home values distribution Yellowstone County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.6% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
Yellowstone County:

12.9%
Montana:

16.5%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.9% for American Indian residents, 21.6% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 48 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 17 years old)

Area name: Billings, MT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yellowstone County is $447 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $780 a month.

Cities in this county include: Billings, South Yellowstone, Laurel, Northwest Yellowstone, Lockwood, Huntley Project, Worden, Buffalo Creek, Huntley, Ballantine.

Yellowstone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Yellowstone County:

Carbon Monoxide: 4 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.068 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.058 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 59 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 21 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.024 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Yellowstone County: Ballard Ranch (A), Billings Racetrack (B), P K Ranch (C), Schultz Ranch (D), Fortney Ranch (E), Pine View (F), MetraPark (G), Heiken Ranch (H), Hickson Ranch (I), Buffalo Mirage Fishing Access Site (J), South Hills Fishing Access Site (K), Lane Ranch (L), Larsen Ranch (M), Laurel Stockyards (N), Lazy K T Ranch (O), Gritty Stone Fishing Access Site (P), Voyagers Rest Fishing Access Site (Q), Captain Clark Fishing Access Site (R), Broadview Pond Fishing Access Site (S), Manuel Lisa Fishing Access Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yellowstone County include: Coakley Church (A), New Apostolic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Scandia Cemetery (2), Hoskin Basin Cemetery (3), Castle Butte Cemetery (4), Laurel Cemetery (5), Riverside Cemetery (6), Huntley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Twin Lakes (A), Alkali Pond (B), Broadview Pond (C), Anita Reservoir (D), Rattlesnake Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wyman Creek (A), Bighorn River (B), Antelope Creek (C), Arrow Creek (D), Automatic Creek (E), Basin Creek (F), Birdhead Creek (G), Bitter Creek (H), Blue Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Yellowstone County include: Pictograph Cave State Park (1), Pompeys Pillar National Historic Landmark (2), Place Where the White Horse Went Down Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Big Horn County , Carbon County , Golden Valley County , Musselshell County , Rosebud County , Stillwater County , Treasure County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,681
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,777 (64% naturalized citizens)

Yellowstone County:

1.4%
Whole state:

1.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 242
  • 1990 to 1994: 163
  • 1985 to 1989: 170
  • 1980 to 1984: 135
  • 1975 to 1979: 178
  • 1970 to 1974: 160
  • 1970 to 1974: 175
  • 1965 to 1969: 554

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.7%

Yellowstone County marital status for males Yellowstone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Yellowstone County with a mortgage: 19,712 (2,743 second mortgage, 1,943 home equity loan, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,939

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yellowstone County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,84586
Catholic17,15512
Mainline Protestant11,92035
Other7,76129
Black Protestant1231
Orthodox1001
None90,068-
Yellowstone County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Yellowstone County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Yellowstone County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 102
This county:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yellowstone County:

7.3%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Yellowstone County:

25.7%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Yellowstone County:

Average size of farms: 1226 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,107
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $146.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.24%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,918
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.58%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,789
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.85%
Corn for grain: 1212 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 69211 harvested acres
Vegetables: 182 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4 acres

Tornado activity:

Yellowstone County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 32794275.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/2/1958, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yellowstone County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 11% greater 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 137.5 miles away from Yellowstone County 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 287.8 miles away from the county 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 136.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from Yellowstone County center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 330.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Yellowstone County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (22%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yellowstone County (%):

  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

Yellowstone County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 52,635 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 6,367 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 599 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 59 (0%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 26 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 326 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,645 (3%)
  • Other means: 366 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,635 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Yellowstone County, Montana in 2000:

  • 1,039 people in nursing homes
  • 758 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 332 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 275 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 147 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 128 people in halfway houses
  • 68 people in state prisons
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Yellowstone County, Montana in 2010:

  • 860 people in college/university student housing
  • 844 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 372 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 360 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 359 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 199 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 159 people in state prisons
  • 150 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 131 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 125 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 79 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 21 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,961.

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Montana average:

6.86%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($92 average AGI)
Yellowstone County:

0.02%
Montana average:

0.05%

2.34% relocated from other counties in Montana ($13,986 average AGI)
3.19% relocated from other states ($24,542 average AGI)
Yellowstone County:

3.19%
Montana average:

3.82%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gallatin County, MT  0.29% ($31,465 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.22% ($29,870)
from Carbon County, MT  0.19% ($35,702)
from Stillwater County, MT  0.16% ($29,098)
from Cascade County, MT  0.14% ($30,694)
from Big Horn County, MT  0.14% ($32,687)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.11% ($36,379)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Montana average:

6.73%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($271 average AGI)
Yellowstone County:

0.05%
Montana average:

0.06%

2.10% relocated to other counties in Montana ($13,149 average AGI)
3.25% relocated to other states ($25,258 average AGI)
Yellowstone County:

3.25%
Montana average:

3.69%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gallatin County, MT  0.28% ($33,126 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.20% ($28,449)
to Stillwater County, MT  0.16% ($43,948)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.14% ($39,341)
to Carbon County, MT  0.14% ($42,037)
to Big Horn County, MT  0.13% ($24,848)
to Cascade County, MT  0.13% ($35,351)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Yellowstone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Yellowstone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Yellowstone County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 20,036 (17,407 aged, 2,629 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20142.97
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 458.740
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35196.75

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1376.100
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960.560
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58.66
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.83
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 39.6. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 174.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.4
  • Poisoning - 40.7
  • Suffocation - 32.1
  • Other - 5.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 144,277

Size of family households: 18,026 2-persons, 8,525 3-persons, 6,940 4-persons, 3,176 5-persons, 1,090 6-persons, 610 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,018 1-person, 3,520 2-persons, 543 3-persons, 149 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

22,816 married couples with children.
7,683 single-parent households (1,951 men, 5,732 women).

95.2% of residents of Yellowstone County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $752,991,000 ($5589 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,998,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $320,125,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $125,156,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,674,000
Federal grants: $129,617,000
Federal procurement contracts: $43,292,000 ($1,396,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $126,126,000 ($8,530,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,366,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $175,307,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,316,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,170
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,187
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +159
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,413
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Yellowstone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 24.19 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,437
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,585
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,670
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,021
  • 1970 to 1979: 14,077
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,283
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,358
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,833
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,622
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yellowstone County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 366
  • 3 rooms: 1,032
  • 4 rooms: 3,339
  • 5 rooms: 6,938
  • 6 rooms: 5,850
  • 7 rooms: 5,471
  • 8 rooms: 5,515
  • 9+ rooms: 7,489
  • 1 room: 739
  • 2 rooms: 1,824
  • 3 rooms: 2,877
  • 4 rooms: 4,685
  • 5 rooms: 2,964
  • 6 rooms: 1,417
  • 7 rooms: 675
  • 8 rooms: 533
  • 9+ rooms: 333
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yellowstone County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 90
  • 1 bedroom: 992
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,619
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,908
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,924
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,504
  • no bedroom: 934
  • 1 bedroom: 4,417
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,963
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,823
  • 4 bedrooms: 660
  • 5+ bedrooms: 250
Cars and other vehicles available in Yellowstone County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,173
  • 1 vehicle: 8,752
  • 2 vehicles: 16,122
  • 3 vehicles: 7,065
  • 4 vehicles: 2,094
  • 5+ vehicles: 831
  • no vehicle: 2,313
  • 1 vehicle: 7,959
  • 2 vehicles: 4,263
  • 3 vehicles: 1,166
  • 4 vehicles: 241
  • 5+ vehicles: 105

53% of Yellowstone County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Montana.

Yellowstone County:

52.6%
State average:

54.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $94,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yellowstone County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.9%)
  • Electricity (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (64.3%)
  • Electricity (28.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,136
Here:

7.3%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 591
Here:

7.8%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 839
Here:

14.6%
Montana:

11.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Yellowstone County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,591,000
    Regular Highways: $1,094,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,195,000
    Police Protection: $5,590,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,960,000
    Regular Highways: $3,734,000
    General - Other: $2,867,000
    Health - Other: $2,377,000
    Financial Administration: $2,202,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,273,000
    General Public Buildings: $546,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $358,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $612,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,199,000
    Libraries: $479,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,025,000
    Parks and Recreation: $239,000
    Correctional Institutions: $216,000
    General Public Building: $207,000
    Police Protection: $184,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,124,000

Yellowstone County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,892,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,396,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $524,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $939,000
    Interest Earnings: $819,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $692,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,565,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,242,000
    Highways: $275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $206,000
  • Tax - Property: $43,542,000
    Other License: $88,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000

Yellowstone County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,064,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,050,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,155,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,014,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $180,000

Yellowstone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $197,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,073,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,619,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Yellowstone County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Yellowstone County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,327$164,7811,072$164,0454,996$166,297496$79,52622$410,409334$119,395190$75,995
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED71$161,23967$171,925378$175,51327$80,6301$270,00018$152,44429$82,276
APPLICATIONS DENIED94$162,617109$109,505864$167,326134$50,2093$396,66760$122,883102$73,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN153$162,15099$172,505900$169,85480$112,4751$35,00052$126,57733$100,576
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$151,20013$96,846104$179,08715$92,6000$03$113,66713$58,385
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED127$203,150186$202,4033$219,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$208,04037$207,9462$145,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$261,07129$221,7930$01$160,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$250,55610$203,9000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$160,5002$210,5001$128,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Yellowstone County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John72074.8 years
Mary55280.3 years
William49675.1 years
James45771.6 years
Robert45270.3 years
George35976.4 years
Helen35381.8 years
Margaret29780.6 years
Charles29574.2 years
Dorothy25378.8 years
Most common last names in Yellowstone County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson23478.8 years
Smith20076.3 years
Anderson16576.8 years
Miller16175.6 years
Brown13876.9 years
Jones12477.7 years
Peterson11977.6 years
Nelson11078.5 years
Williams9879.7 years
Wilson9772.3 years
Businesses in Yellowstone County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware5Kmart1
Aeropostale1Kohl's1
Albertsons6La Quinta1
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's2Lane Furniture2
Arby's5LensCrafters1
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza3
Barnes & Noble1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins3Marriott3
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets15
Bed Bath & Beyond1Maurices1
Best Western3Mazda1
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's10
Buffalo Wild Wings1Men's Wearhouse1
Burger King6Motel 62
CVS6Motherhood Maternity1
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance6
Casual Male XL1Nike12
Catherines1Nissan1
Chevrolet2Office Depot2
Chico's1OfficeMax1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Old Navy1
Cinnabon 1Outback1
Cold Stone Creamery1Outback Steakhouse1
Coldwater Creek1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Payless3
Costco1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut5
Curves2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen6Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack3
Dennys3Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza3Red Robin1
Dressbarn1Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Eddie Bauer1Sears4
Ethan Allen1Shoe Carnival1
Extended Stay America1Slumberland1
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx23Starbucks3
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford2Subway14
GNC2Super 81
GameStop2Taco Bell4
Gap1Target2
Goodwill1The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Room Place1
H&R Block6Toyota1
Hardee's3U-Haul6
Hobby Lobby1UPS37
Holiday Inn3Vans4
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
Honda1Victoria's Secret1
Hot Topic1Volkswagen1
Howard Johnson1Walgreens3
IHOP1Walmart3
JCPenney1Wendy's5
Jones New York2Wet Seal1
Journeys1YMCA1

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