Miles City, Montana

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2022: 8,475 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 4,263  (50.3%)
Females: 4,212  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Montana median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 59301.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $60,736 (it was $29,847 in 2000)
Miles City:

$60,736
MT:

$67,631

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,568 (it was $16,449 in 2000)

Miles City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $207,591 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Miles City:

$207,591
MT:

$366,400

Median gross rent in 2022: $927.

March 2022 cost of living index in Miles City: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 12.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2022 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Miles City, MT (2022)
    • 7,59887.6%White alone
    • 4545.2%Two or more races
    • 4224.9%Hispanic
    • 1131.3%American Indian alone
    • 410.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 370.4%Asian alone
    • 180.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Miles City, Montana as of July 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Miles City is 196 to 1.


Crime rates in Miles City by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.8)
2
(23.8)
1
(11.8)
3
(35.3)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
3
(33.8)
2
(23.0)
2
(23.5)
2
(23.8)
3
(36.4)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.2)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(124.0)
14
(166.5)
18
(212.1)
19
(223.6)
14
(162.3)
21
(241.2)
10
(113.0)
15
(169.0)
8
(92.1)
15
(176.6)
21
(250.2)
16
(193.9)
52
(637.3)
30
(355.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(198.5)
10
(118.9)
15
(176.8)
15
(176.5)
14
(162.3)
10
(114.9)
13
(146.9)
13
(146.4)
12
(138.1)
18
(211.9)
11
(131.1)
13
(157.6)
8
(98.0)
7
(83.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
261
(3,237)
183
(2,176)
169
(1,992)
175
(2,060)
128
(1,484)
195
(2,240)
189
(2,135)
149
(1,678)
145
(1,669)
138
(1,624)
240
(2,860)
90
(1,091)
109
(1,336)
44
(521.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(124.0)
15
(178.4)
7
(82.5)
12
(141.2)
10
(116.0)
11
(126.3)
7
(79.1)
7
(78.8)
6
(69.0)
12
(141.2)
3
(35.7)
4
(48.5)
2
(24.5)
4
(47.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(24.8)
1
(11.9)
1
(11.8)
2
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(11.9)
City-Data.com crime index198.0185.7150.5179.0128.7159.4159.6147.9118.8145.2195.5126.4209.3105.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Miles City, MT

Crime rate in Miles City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 17 (17 officers - 16 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Montana average:

1.96
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Miles City, MT collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (19.7%), American (9.4%), Irish (9.2%), Norwegian (6.6%), English (6.2%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2358 feet

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 2,590 people per square mile   (average).

Miles City, Montana map

195 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% Africa, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.2%
Montana:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,368 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,282 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.41 N, Longitude: 105.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +262 (+3.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,776 (81.6%)

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Miles City, MT in 2022
Distribution of house value in Miles City, MT in 2022
Miles City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2020: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $181,800
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $347,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Miles City, MT residents
Average permit cost in Miles City, MT
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

3.8%
Historical population in Miles City, MT
Historical housing units in Miles City, MT
Most common industries in Miles City, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.9%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Miles City, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Miles City, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Miles City, Montana average temperatures Miles City, Montana average precipitation Miles City, Montana humidity Miles City, Montana wind speed Miles City, Montana snowfall Miles City, Montana sunshine Miles City, Montana clear and cloudy days

Miles City, Montana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 3.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.73
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 5.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.48
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Miles City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 333% 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 265.9 miles away from Miles 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 Miles 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 Miles 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 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 321.4 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Miles City topographic map

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 schools in Miles City:

  • CUSTER CO DISTRICT HIGH (Students: 595, Location: 20 SOUTH CENTER AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PINE HILLS YOUTH CORR FACIL HS (Location: 4 N HAYNES AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Miles City:

  • WASHINGTON 7-8 (Students: 278, Location: 210 NORTH 9TH, Grades: 7-8)
  • GARFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 139, Location: 1015 MILWAUKEE, Grades: PK-6)
  • KIRCHER SCHOOL (Students: 48, Location: 331 KIRCHER CREEK ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
  • S Y SCHOOL (Students: 6, Location: 1 ROAD 664, Grades: PK-8)
  • PINE HILLS YOUTH CORR FACIL EL (Location: 4 N HAYNES AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • S H SCHOOL (Location: 6281 MOON CREEK ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HIGHLAND PARK SCHOOL (Location: 716 SOUTH CALE, Grades: PK-2)
  • JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Location: 106 NORTH STREVELL AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Location: 210 SOUTH LAKE AVE, Grades: 3-6)
  • RIVERVIEW SCHOOL (Location: 1734 ROAD 506, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Miles City:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 81, Location: 519 N CENTER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 65, Location: 221 S CENTER AVE, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Miles City

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

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

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).

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Miles City:

Marital status in Miles City, MT
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Miles City:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Miles City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6997
Evangelical Protestant1,5949
Catholic1,5801
Other4831
None6,343-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

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.
Montana:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Custer County:

8.3%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

25.8%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Custer County:

15.3%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Miles City:

50.5%
Montana:

51.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Miles City:

46.7%
Montana:

50.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Montana:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Miles City:

22.4%
Montana:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Miles City:

12.7%
Montana:

9.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Miles City:

6.8
Montana:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.6%
Montana:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

55.6%
Montana:

58.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Miles City:

76.4%
Montana:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Miles City, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$82,119$57,9660$0
Firefighters 15$81,744$65,3950$0
Police - Other 8$26,217$39,3262$2,717
Sewerage 7$25,839$44,2950$0
Water Supply 7$22,196$38,0500$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,936$35,8720$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,100$39,3000$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,951$35,8530$0
Financial Administration 4$12,472$37,4162$2,890
Other Government Administration 4$17,677$53,0319$4,500
Local Libraries 3$9,078$36,3121$960
Airports 2$8,566$51,3961$160
Natural Resources 1$3,789$45,4680$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,758$33,0963$6,633
Totals for Government 83$335,441$48,49718$17,860

Miles City government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,682,000 ($434.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,005,000 ($236.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,828,000 ($215.69)
    Sewerage: $1,545,000 ($182.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $976,000 ($115.16)
    Air Transportation: $886,000 ($104.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $830,000 ($97.94)
    Financial Administration: $783,000 ($92.39)
    Health - Other: $100,000 ($11.80)
    Hospitals: $89,000 ($10.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($1.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $425,000 ($50.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,293,000 ($860.53)

Miles City government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,538,000 ($417.46)
    Sewerage: $2,079,000 ($245.31)
    Air Transportation: $729,000 ($86.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,111,000 ($131.09)
    Other: $1,051,000 ($124.01)
    Highways: $6,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,637,000 ($193.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $136,000 ($16.05)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($2.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,290,000 ($270.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $965,000 ($113.86)
    Water Utilities: $477,000 ($56.28)
    Highways: $366,000 ($43.19)
  • Tax - Property: $2,638,000 ($311.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($1.30)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.35)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.12)

Miles City government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,623,000 ($1253.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,056,000 ($1186.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000 ($69.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($2.12)

Miles City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,066,000 ($1777.70)
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

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)
Miles City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Miles City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 486ft / 148mTotal length
  • $1,253,000Total costs
  • 98,135Total average daily traffic
  • 13,812Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Miles City, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2019
  • 22020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Miles City, MT

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fires - 114 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Miles City, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.2%), and Structure Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Miles City, MT
    • 37951.2%Outside Fires
    • 19426.2%Structure Fires
    • 10313.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 648.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Miles City, MT

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

  • Holiday Inn Express Miles City, 1720 S Haynes, Miles City, Montana 59301 , Phone: (406) 234-1000, Fax: (406) 234-1365
  • Guesthouse Inn, 3111 Steel St, Miles City, Montana 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-3661, Fax: (406) 232-8943
  • Miles City Comfort Inn, 1615 Haynes Ave, Miles City, Montana 59301 , Phone: (406) 234-3141, Fax: (406) 234-2924
  • Econo Lodge, 1209 S Haynes Ave, Miles City, Montana 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-8880, Fax: (406) 232-8909
  • Sleep Inn And Suites, 1006 S Haynes Ave, Miles City, Montana 59301 , Phone: (406) 232-3000, Fax: (406) 232-3030
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Miles City, Montana
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Miles City, MT
  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Miles City, MT
  • 55.0%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel


Miles City compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Miles City on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
There are 16 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Darby J. Vosler (1)
  • Keith Alan Anderson (1)
  • Melvin D Kernutt (1)
  • Nikitas Tsirigotis (1)
  • Douglas B. Phair (1)
  • Mitch Gallo (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2024.