Butte, Montana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,095 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Butte:

$124,095
Montana:

$190,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,112 - $207,995

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,397

Size of family households: 3,983 2-persons, 1,863 3-persons, 1,692 4-persons, 765 5-persons, 169 6-persons, 151 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,660 1-person, 615 2-persons, 107 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

5,298 married couples with children.
1,971 single-parent households (450 men, 1,521 women).

95.9% of residents of Butte speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 533 (1.6%)
(61.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Butte, Montana:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 6631 bedroom
  • 2,7082 bedrooms
  • 3,8563 bedrooms
  • 1,9414 bedrooms
  • 5855+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte, Montana:

  • 318no bedroom
  • 1,5131 bedroom
  • 1,4172 bedrooms
  • 7733 bedrooms
  • 1804 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Butte in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 378no vehicle
  • 2,5041 vehicle
  • 4,2002 vehicles
  • 1,8223 vehicles
  • 6674 vehicles
  • 2175+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Butte in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,024no vehicle
  • 1,9491 vehicle
  • 8472 vehicles
  • 3453 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte, Montana:

  • 241 room
  • 712 rooms
  • 3203 rooms
  • 1,5764 rooms
  • 2,3625 rooms
  • 1,7406 rooms
  • 1,4367 rooms
  • 1,0398 rooms
  • 1,2209+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte, Montana:

  • 1981 room
  • 3952 rooms
  • 8533 rooms
  • 1,3444 rooms
  • 8575 rooms
  • 2906 rooms
  • 1567 rooms
  • 1038 rooms
  • 459+ rooms

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Butte, MT household income distribution

  • 1,712Less than $10,000
  • 1,575$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,220$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,362$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,146$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,039$30,000 to $34,999
  • 882$35,000 to $39,999
  • 654$40,000 to $44,999
  • 668$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,232$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,141$60,000 to $74,999
  • 733$75,000 to $99,999
  • 290$100,000 to $124,999
  • 157$125,000 to $149,999
  • 102$150,000 to $199,999
  • 132$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 731995 to March 2000
  • 1131990 to 1994
  • 211985 to 1989
  • 291980 to 1984
  • 131975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 361965 to 1969
  • 248Before 1965
Butte commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,009
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,815
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,018
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,488
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 996
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 212
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 316
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 16
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 68
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 300
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 311
  • 90 or more minutes: 179
Butte, MT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.3%
Number of people working at home: 362 (2.4% of all workers)

Butte mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 12,331 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 1,568 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 67 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 15 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 630 (4%)
  • Other means: 98 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 362 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 6,907
 German: 3,823
 English: 2,981
 Other groups: 2,304
 Italian: 1,529
 United States or American: 1,256
 Norwegian: 1,182
 French (except Basque): 857
 Finnish: 701
 Scotch-Irish: 621
 Swedish: 604
 Austrian: 559
 Polish: 442
 Scottish: 388
 French Canadian: 272
 Yugoslavian: 216
 Dutch: 213
 Danish: 208
 Scandinavian: 196
 Arab:: 157
 Croatian: 156
 Welsh: 149
 Serbian: 144
 Swiss: 143
 Lebanese: 138
 European: 123
 Slovene: 87
 Russian: 77
 Belgian: 70
 Czech: 60
 Canadian: 56
 Greek: 46
 Slavic: 44
 British: 43
 Celtic: 30
 Bulgarian: 24
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 23
 Slovak: 22
 Jamaican: 20
 Hungarian: 19
 Eastern European: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 16
 New Zealander: 12
 German Russian: 10
 Northern European: 9
 Israeli: 9
 Arab/Arabic: 8
 Egyptian: 7
 Latvian: 7
 Subsaharan African:: 6
 Australian: 6
 African: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Syrian: 4
 Portuguese: 3
 Haitian: 3
 Lithuanian: 2

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

  • 18%Canada
  • 11%United Kingdom
  • 9%Poland
  • 8%Philippines
  • 7%Mexico
  • 6%Germany
  • 6%Russia

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

59% of Butte residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Montana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 71
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 526
  • 9th grade: 256
  • 10th grade: 189
  • 11th grade: 206
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 353
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,484
  • Less than 1 year of college: 849
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,887
  • Associate degree: 417
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,584
  • Master's degree: 574
  • Professional school degree: 198
  • Doctorate degree: 101

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 55
  • 7th and 8th grade: 345
  • 9th grade: 265
  • 10th grade: 321
  • 11th grade: 369
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 353
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,131
  • Less than 1 year of college: 919
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,886
  • Associate degree: 599
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,714
  • Master's degree: 534
  • Professional school degree: 98
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.5%Males
  • 22.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.5%Males
  • 18.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 5.8%Females
Butte marital status for males
Butte marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,159

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Butte:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 88.9%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 480
Here:

12.8%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 277
Here:

14.6%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 145
Here:

6.8%
Montana:

11.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)