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(Urban population: 30,509 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,987 (90 farm, 2,897 nonfarm))

Houses: 15,665 (14,029 occupied: 9,788 owner occupied, 4,241 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

31%

Housing density: 91 houses/condos per square mile


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $391


Median gross rent in Butte, MT in 2009: $492


Housing units in Butte with a mortgage: 4,600 (450 second mortgage, 634 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,493








Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $130,265 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Butte:

$130,265
Montana:

$176,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,529 - $189,337

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $160,957
Here:

$160,957
State:

$250,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,828
Here:

$173,828
State:

$190,973

In 2-unit structures: $144,785
Here:

$144,785
State:

$217,204

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,909
Here:

$126,909
State:

$183,986

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,091
Here:

$87,091
State:

$173,421

Mobile homes: $82,293
Here:

$82,293
State:

$51,663

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,956
Here:

$22,956
State:

$45,944

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,397
  • In family households: 25,970 (6,679 male householders, 1,944 female householders)
    6,815 spouses, 9,324 children (8,541 natural, 176 adopted, 607 stepchildren), 414 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 152 other relatives, 426 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,427 (2,510 male householders (1,959 living alone)), 2,912 female householders (2,701 living alone)), 1,005 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,099 (710 institutionalized population)

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Butte, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 320
  • 4 rooms: 1,576
  • 5 rooms: 2,362
  • 6 rooms: 1,740
  • 7 rooms: 1,436
  • 8 rooms: 1,039
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,220
  • 1 room: 198
  • 2 rooms: 395
  • 3 rooms: 853
  • 4 rooms: 1,344
  • 5 rooms: 857
  • 6 rooms: 290
  • 7 rooms: 156
  • 8 rooms: 103
  • 9 or more rooms: 45
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butte, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 663
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,708
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,856
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,941
  • 5+ bedrooms: 585
  • no bedroom: 318
  • 1 bedroom: 1,513
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,417
  • 3 bedrooms: 773
  • 4 bedrooms: 180
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 378
  • 1 vehicle: 2,504
  • 2 vehicles: 4,200
  • 3 vehicles: 1,822
  • 4 vehicles: 667
  • 5+ vehicles: 217
  • no vehicle: 1,024
  • 1 vehicle: 1,949
  • 2 vehicles: 847
  • 3 vehicles: 345
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5+ vehicles: 34

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 106
  • 1995 to 1998: 732
  • 1990 to 1994: 403
  • 1980 to 1989: 815
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,300
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,338
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,070
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,483
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,418

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Butte, MT house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Butte, MT:

  • Less than $10,000: 99
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 49
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 54
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 65
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 94
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 126
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 159
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 354
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 385
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 394
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 423
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 452
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 528
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1289
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1229
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1142
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 666
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 849
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 542
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 534
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 192
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 125
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 14
  • $1,000,000 or more: 23
 


Butte rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Butte:

  • Less than $100: 109 people
  • $100 to $149: 88
  • $150 to $199: 208
  • $200 to $249: 294
  • $250 to $299: 313
  • $300 to $349: 319
  • $350 to $399: 452
  • $400 to $449: 423
  • $450 to $499: 397
  • $500 to $549: 364
  • $550 to $599: 240
  • $600 to $649: 191
  • $650 to $699: 152
  • $700 to $749: 82
  • $750 to $799: 58
  • $800 to $899: 87
  • $900 to $999: 49
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 31
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 8
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 61
  • No cash rent: 290
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 73
  • 1990 to 1994: 113
  • 1985 to 1989: 21
  • 1980 to 1984: 29
  • 1975 to 1979: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 36
  • 1965 to 1969: 248


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


Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1009
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3815
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5018
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2488
  • 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
 

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%)

Butte, MT household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1712
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1575
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1220
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1362
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1146
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1039
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 882
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 654
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 668
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1232
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1141
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 733
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 290
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 157
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 102
  • $200,000 or more: 132
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 6907
 German: 3823
 English: 2981
 Other groups: 2304
 Italian: 1529
 United States or American: 1256
 Norwegian: 1182
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 24576
  • Northeast: 698
  • Midwest: 2459
  • South: 915
  • West: 4122

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.8%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 22.5%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 22.6%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 10.7%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 4.9%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 4.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 15.5%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 18.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 1.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 5.8%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $39,630
  • Black householders: $12,800
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $16,000
  • Asian householders: $22,856
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $32,848
  • Some other race householders: $42,749
  • Two or more races householders: $46,645
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $26,387

Butte marital status for males
Butte marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $134,750
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $65,312
  • Asian householders: $78,769
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $152,514
  • Some other race householders: $109,989
  • Two or more races householders: $126,317
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $109,451

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,892
  • One, attached: 277
  • Two: 702
  • 3 or 4: 661
  • 5 to 9: 590
  • 10 to 19: 338
  • 20 to 49: 402
  • 50 or more: 338
  • Mobile homes: 1,458
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,885


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Butte:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butte
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.9%)
  • Electricity (4.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (79.0%)
  • Electricity (15.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.8%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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