West Yellowstone, Montana

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Population in 2019: 1,376 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 760  (55.3%)
Females: 616  (44.7%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 59758.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,510 (it was $30,703 in 2000)
West Yellowstone:

$43,510
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,498 (it was $19,136 in 2000)

West Yellowstone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $318,972 (it was $156,700 in 2000)
West Yellowstone:

$318,972
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $471,883; detached houses: $525,621; townhouses or other attached units: $339,034; in 2-unit structures: $599,441; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $409,496; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,722; mobile homes: $44,202

Median gross rent in 2019: $714.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Yellowstone: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
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According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Yellowstone, Montana as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Yellowstone is 580 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Yellowstone by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
1
(80.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.4)
1
(64.6)
2
(156.0)
2
(153.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(149.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(221.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(290.1)
8
(573.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(221.7)
9
(658.4)
1
(72.5)
5
(358.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(403.2)
8
(543.8)
1
(64.4)
3
(193.7)
2
(156.0)
7
(535.6)
1
(75.8)
12
(899.6)
15
(1,124)
9
(665.2)
11
(804.7)
24
(1,740)
20
(1,433)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(203.9)
1
(64.4)
1
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.0)
2
(149.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.2)
1
(72.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index80.638.120.645.237.452.068.972.056.986.5106.1138.5197.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in West Yellowstone, MT

Crime rate in West Yellowstone detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.01
Montana average:

1.83
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Ancestries: German (23.9%), English (21.9%), Irish (11.7%), Norwegian (6.2%), Croatian (5.2%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6667 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,706 people per square mile   (low).

West Yellowstone, Montana map

31 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This town:

3.1%
Montana:

2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,245 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,790 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (93.1 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (455.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (771.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Hebgen Lake Estates, MT (2.9 miles),
Island Park, ID (4.0 miles ),
Yellowstone National Park, WY (4.9 miles ),
Mammoth, WY (5.4 miles ),
Yellowstone National Park, ID (5.5 miles),
Gardiner, MT (5.7 miles ),
Corwin Springs, MT (5.9 miles),
Jardine, MT (6.0 miles)

Latitude: 44.66 N, Longitude: 111.11 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in West Yellowstone, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Yellowstone, MT in 2019
West Yellowstone satellite photo by USGS

West Yellowstone tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

4.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +267 (+29.3%).
Most common industries in West Yellowstone, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (43.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (39.9%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (48.2%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in West Yellowstone, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in West Yellowstone, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Yellowstone, Montana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 33.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.267
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.90. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.90
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

West Yellowstone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 1518% 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 23.2 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 139.3 miles away from West Yellowstone 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 18.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from West Yellowstone center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 434.4 miles away from West Yellowstone center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 195.8 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 Gallatin County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Yellowstone topographic map

Airports located in West Yellowstone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Yellowstone:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 68 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 70 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Idaho State University (about 141 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 149 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 205 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Utah State University (about 206 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • The University of Montana (about 206 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)

Public high school in West Yellowstone:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Yellowstone:

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Library in West Yellowstone:

  • WEST YELLOWSTONE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,582; Location: 23 N DUNRAVEN STREET; 17,313 books; 9,111 e-books; 682 audio materials; 555 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Yellowstone: Hideaway RV Campground (A), Brandin Iron Motel and RV Park (B), Wagon Wheel Campground (C), Moonlight RV Park (D), La Siesta RV Park (E), Ambassador RV Park (F), West Yellowstone Fire and Rescue (G), West Yellowstone Police Department (H), West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (I), West Yellowstone Public Library (J), Museum of the Yellowstone (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Yellowstone include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), First Baptist Church (B), Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church (C), Community Protestant Church (D), Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Yellowstone include: West Yellowstone Town Park (1), Nineteen Hundred Fifty-Nine Earthquake Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Yellowstone Expeditions (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 536 Firehole Avenue), Yellowstone Historic Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 220 Yellowstone Avenue), Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 201 South Canyon Street), United States Government - West Entrance Ranger Station- National Park Ser (Recreation Areas; 288 West Entrance Road), Yellowstone Rentals (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1630 Targhee Passage Highway), Targhee Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1630 Targhee Passage Highway), Rodeo's Concrete (Tours & Charters; 29 Beaver Road), Buffalo Bus Lines (Tours & Charters; 415 Yellowstone Avenue), Madison River Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 117 Canyon).

Hotels: City Center Motel (214 Madison Lane), West Yellowstone Central Reservations (211 Yellowstone Avenue), Kirkwood Resort & Marina (35 Kirkwood Creek), Al's Westward Ho Motel (16 North Boundary Street), Back Country Adventures Snowmobile Rent (224 North Electric Street), Rustler's Roost (234 Firehouse Avenue), Lazy G Motel (123 North Hayden Street), Pioneer Motel (515 Madison Avenue), Pony Express Motel (4 Firehole Avenue).

Gallatin 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 West Yellowstone and their reported violations in the past:

HEBGEN LAKE ESTATES CO W AND S DIST (Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 277 regular monitoring violations
RED CLIFF CAMPGROUND (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUPER 8 LODGE W YELLOWSTONE (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
YELLOWSTONE CABINS (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

48.3%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.8%
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
53 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
8 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000

Banks with branches in West Yellowstone (2011 data):

  • First Madison Valley Bank: Grizzly Park Branch at 216 Grizzly Avenue., branch established on 1998/09/14. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $125.0 mil, Deposits: $113.9 mil, headquarters in Ennis, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Jackass Creek Land & Livestock Company
  • First Security Bank: West Yellowstone Branch at 106 South Electric, branch established on 1966/06/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $565.8 mil, Deposits: $494.4 mil, headquarters in Bozeman, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Inter-Mountain Bancorp., Inc.

For population 15 years and over in West Yellowstone:

Marital status in West Yellowstone, MT
  • Never married: 38.9%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in West Yellowstone:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Montana average:

9.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Yellowstone
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in West Yellowstone:

(West Yellowstone, Montana Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for West Yellowstone, MT (based on Gallatin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,09962
Catholic6,4006
Mainline Protestant5,83317
Other4,40921
Black Protestant1201
Orthodox501
None60,602-
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: 20
Gallatin County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Gallatin County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
This county:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Gallatin County:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Gallatin County:

17.5%
Montana:

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

6.5%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
State:

51.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.9%
Montana:

50.3%

Average BMI:
West Yellowstone:

27.7
Montana:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
Montana:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Yellowstone:

11.3%
State:

9.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Yellowstone:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

29.7%
Montana:

34.8%

General health condition:
West Yellowstone:

57.7%
Montana:

58.6%

Average condition of hearing:
West Yellowstone:

85.4%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Yellowstone, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 6$42,338$84,6761$397
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,772$49,5440$0
Streets and Highways 3$14,765$59,0601$1,038
Local Libraries 3$11,053$44,2121$390
Parks and Recreation 3$22,803$91,2122$306
Other Government Administration 2$14,593$87,5585$2,718
Welfare 2$14,496$86,9760$0
Financial Administration 2$9,580$57,4800$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,179$38,1480$0
Water Supply 1$4,610$55,3200$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$4,958
Sewerage 0$0 1$5,818
Totals for Government 29$162,189$67,11313$15,625

West Yellowstone government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $560,000 ($406.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000 ($119.19)
    General Public Buildings: $91,000 ($66.13)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($19.62)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($7.99)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.63)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,226,000 ($890.99)
    Police Protection: $1,049,000 ($762.35)
    General - Other: $891,000 ($647.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $634,000 ($460.76)
    Regular Highways: $540,000 ($392.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000 ($247.09)
    Libraries: $189,000 ($137.35)
    Water Utilities: $186,000 ($135.17)
    Public Welfare - Other: $119,000 ($86.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $89,000 ($64.68)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $9,000 ($6.54)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.45)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000 ($1.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($100.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $202,000 ($146.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($118.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $125,000 ($90.84)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($19.62)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($15.26)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($10.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($9.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,452,000 ($1781.98)

West Yellowstone government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $545,000 ($396.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $290,000 ($210.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $287,000 ($208.58)
    Highways: $29,000 ($21.08)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $4,204,000 ($3055.23)
    Property: $528,000 ($383.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000 ($24.71)
    Other License: $9,000 ($6.54)

West Yellowstone government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,853,000 ($2800.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,607,000 ($2621.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $650,000 ($472.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $404,000 ($293.60)

West Yellowstone government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,333,000 ($4602.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $162,000 ($117.73)

11.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
Montana average:

7.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.49% ($52,417 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.39% ($39,988)
from Park County, MT  0.31% ($40,788)


8.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
Montana average:

6.77%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Gallatin County:

0.06%
Montana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.40% ($36,878 average AGI)
to Park County, MT  0.35% ($37,203)
to Missoula County, MT  0.33% ($32,866)
Businesses in West Yellowstone, MT
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1FedEx2
Best Western3Holiday Inn1
Budget Car Rental2McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Yellowstone:

  • KWYS (920 AM; 1 kW; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Yellowstone:

  • K220GV (91.9 FM; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY-IDAHO)

TV broadcast stations around West Yellowstone:

  • K30BC (Channel 30; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; Owner: WEST YELLOWSTONE TELE. TRANS. DIST.)
  • K28AZ (Channel 28; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; Owner: WEST YELLOWSTONE TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K32CG (Channel 32; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; Owner: WEST YELLOWSTONE TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K34AW (Channel 34; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; Owner: WEST YELLOWSTONE TV TRANS. DISTRICT)

West Yellowstone fatal accident list:

Jan 14, 2019 03:27 PM, Gibbon Avenue, Dunraven Street, Lat: 44.663878, Lon: -111.101997, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 17, 2007 04:30 AM, Firehole Avenue, Geyser St, Lat: 44.662283, Lon: -111.108528, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 13, 1998 11:52 PM, Madison Ave., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 1984 01:26 AM, P012, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • 4,007Total average daily traffic
  • 395Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,527Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Yellowstone)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Yellowstone, MT)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KK7KN, Previous Call Sign: KQ6GH, Licensee ID: L00239276, Grant Date: 09/26/2016, Expiration Date: 02/26/2026, Certifier: Gary R Cantu, Registrant: Gary R Cantu, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-5975
  • Call Sign: W7FRS, Previous Call Sign: KL1HE, Licensee ID: L00456879, Grant Date: 09/27/2002, Expiration Date: 09/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2008, Certifier: John F Fors, Registrant: John F Fors, 37 White Peaks Dr., Apt. C, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Call Sign: KE7FNF, Licensee ID: L01086242, Grant Date: 08/26/2015, Expiration Date: 11/21/2025, Certifier: Wiley W Walters, Registrant: Wiley W Walters, 114 Boundary St, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Call Sign: KI6OMC, Licensee ID: L01368183, Grant Date: 12/29/2017, Expiration Date: 02/11/2028, Certifier: Barbara J Cantu, Registrant: Barbara J Cantu, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Call Sign: KF7DET, Licensee ID: L01497894, Grant Date: 06/11/2019, Expiration Date: 06/11/2029, Certifier: Jerald D Schmier, Registrant: Jerald D Schmier, 636 Grouse Court, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-0344
  • Call Sign: NR7E, Previous Call Sign: AD7YT, Licensee ID: L01394009, Grant Date: 12/29/2020, Expiration Date: 12/29/2030, Certifier: Jeffrey L Pedersen, Registrant: Jeffrey L Pedersen, 350 Fishermans Village Loop, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Call Sign: W7EZU, Previous Call Sign: KG7HNR, Licensee ID: L01832031, Grant Date: 06/03/2016, Expiration Date: 06/03/2026, Certifier: Neal Pringle, Registrant: Neal Pringle, 226 Catfish Lane, West Yellowstone, MT 59758


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in West Yellowstone)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Yellowstone, Montana:

  • Kelly Inn West Yellowstone, 104 S Canyon St, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-4544, Fax: (406) 646-9838
  • Traveler's Lodge, 225 Yellowstone Ave Box 1110, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-9561
  • Fairfield Inn-w Yellowstone, 105 E Electric St, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-4092, Fax: (406) 646-4893
  • Comfort Inn, 638 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-4212, Fax: (406) 646-4212
  • West Yellowstone Conference Hotel Holiday Inn, 315 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-7365
  • Three Bear Lodge & Restaurant, 217 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-7353, Fax: (406) 646-4567
  • Explorer Cabins At Yellowstone, 201 Grizzly Ave, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-7075, Fax: (406) 646-0256
  • West Yellowstone Super 8, 1545 Targhee Pass Hwy, West Yellowstone, Montana 59758 , Phone: (406) 646-9584, Fax: (406) 646-7404
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Yellowstone, Montana
Most common first names in West Yellowstone, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John773.4 years
James674.6 years
William669.8 years
David475.8 years
Walter478.3 years
Howard376.3 years
Dale373.0 years
George366.0 years
Donna373.0 years
Margaret379.7 years
Most common last names in West Yellowstone, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fuller581.4 years
Peterson475.2 years
Bartlett376.6 years
Carter382.6 years
Micklewright357.3 years
Young368.0 years
Weary366.3 years
Whitman385.3 years
Clark262.9 years
Daley287.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Yellowstone, MT
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Yellowstone, MT
  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 6.2%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood


West Yellowstone compared to Montana state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

West Yellowstone on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in job corps and vocational training facilities (population 1,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #62 (59758) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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