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Silver Bow County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 35,871 (89% urban, 11% rural); it was 34,606 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,904
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,190
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,154
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,838 (it was 4,278 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%

Land area: 718 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Silver Bow County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Silver Bow County, MT (2021)
    • 31,75688.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7725.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1543.2%Two or more races
    • 7592.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1980.6%Asian alone
    • 560.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 500.1%Some other race alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 18,521  (51.6%)
Females: 17,350  (48.4%)
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Average household size:
Silver Bow County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,565 ($30,402 in 1999)
This county:

$52,565
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $605 (lower quartile is $471, upper quartile is $807)
This county:

$605
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $201,490 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Silver Bow:

$201,490
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,477 - $307,962

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $230,891
Here:

$230,891
State:

$432,151

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,328
Here:

$199,328
State:

$319,249

In 2-unit structures: $187,155
Here:

$187,155
State:

$348,518

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,062
Here:

$265,062
State:

$359,475

Mobile homes: $90,241
Here:

$90,241
State:

$147,777

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,132
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

Institutionalized population: 610

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 16
  • Assaults: 95
  • Burglaries: 214
  • Thefts: 1158
  • Auto thefts: 197

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 121
  • Burglaries: 283
  • Thefts: 1108
  • Auto thefts: 197
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Health of residents in Silver Bow County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
71.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 63 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2020: 79 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2019: 47 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2018: 55 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2017: 70 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2016: 43 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2013: 56 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2012: 55 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1998: 89 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $87,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Silver Bow, MT residents
Average permit cost in Silver Bow, MT
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,093 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,121 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Silver Bow, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Silver Bow, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Silver Bow, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 15.2%
Silver Bow County:

15.2%
Montana:

11.9%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.0% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.8% for American Indian residents, 18.9% for other race residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 40.6 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 41.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 36.3 years old, American Indian residents: 30.1 years old, Asian residents: 26.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.4 years old, Other race residents: 39.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Silver Bow County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $504 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Butte-Silver Bow, Butte, Walkerville.

Silver Bow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2019 air pollution in Silver Bow County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 24.4 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Dickinson County, Michigan , Sherman County, Oregon , Isanti County, Minnesota , Iron County, Michigan , Ontonagon County, Michigan .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.4%
Montana:

2.8%

Unemployment by year in Silver Bow, MT
County total employment by year in Silver Bow, MT
County average yearly wages by year in Silver Bow, MT

Current college students: 2,458
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 501 (39.1% naturalized citizens)

Silver Bow County:

1.4%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3392010 or later
  • 822000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 293Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.0%

Silver Bow County marital status for males Silver Bow County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,892
  • One, attached: 315
  • Two: 448
  • 3 or 4: 1,032
  • 5 to 9: 384
  • 10 to 19: 267
  • 20 to 49: 632
  • 50 or more: 554
  • Mobile homes: 969

Housing units in Silver Bow County with a mortgage: 5,833 (438 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 286 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 91

Here:

5.2% with mortgage
State:

97.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Silver Bow County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0508
Evangelical Protestant1,86115
Other1,7887
Mainline Protestant1,59210
Orthodox2001
None19,709-
Silver Bow 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: 5
Silver Bow County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Silver Bow County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

12.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Silver Bow County:

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Silver Bow County:

21.2%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Silver Bow County:

Average size of farms: 476 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,440
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $38.21
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,834
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,503
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%

Earthquake activity:

Silver Bow County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 1025% 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 133.9 miles away from Silver Bow 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 143.7 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 125.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from Silver Bow County center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 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:

  • Montana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Southwestern Zone 2 Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 05, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 05, 2000, FEMA Id: 2317, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 29, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1105: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1105, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Silver Bow County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Silver Bow

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,160 (74.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,627 (10.0%)
  • Bus: 79 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 224 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 63 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 430 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,256 (7.7%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Kuwait (25%)
  • Saudi Arabia (18%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Romania (5%)
  • Ghana (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Silver Bow County


  • Irish (22%)
  • German (15%)
  • English (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • European (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Silver Bow County, Montana in 2010:

  • 286 people in college/university student housing
  • 276 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 202 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 64 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Silver Bow County, Montana in 2000:

  • 397 people in nursing homes
  • 196 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 195 people in halfway houses
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 41 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $64,969.

7.26% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($51,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Montana average:

8.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.57% relocated from other counties in Montana ($21,879 average AGI)
3.68% relocated from other states ($29,455 average AGI)
Silver Bow County:

3.68%
Montana average:

5.13%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Missoula County, MT  0.59% ($32,738 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.53% ($55,440)
from Deer Lodge County, MT  0.43% ($41,115)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.32% ($44,717)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.27% ($59,487)
from Jefferson County, MT  0.20% ($45,103)
from Beaverhead County, MT  0.20% ($35,464)


6.14% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($43,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Montana average:

6.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.50% relocated to other counties in Montana ($22,605 average AGI)
2.64% relocated to other states ($21,299 average AGI)
Silver Bow County:

2.64%
Montana average:

3.54%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Missoula County, MT  0.51% ($32,917 average AGI)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.42% ($48,407)
to Deer Lodge County, MT  0.41% ($52,982)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.36% ($40,620)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.28% ($28,500)
to Cascade County, MT  0.23% ($39,219)
to Flathead County, MT  0.19% ($26,259)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Silver Bow County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Silver Bow County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Silver Bow County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Silver Bow County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Silver Bow County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Silver Bow County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Silver Bow County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,526 (5,357 aged, 1,169 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 550 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Silver Bow County, Montana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (667)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (581)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (467)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (443)
  • Congestive heart failure (333)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (207)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (203)
  • Unspecified dementia (165)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (148)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (70)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,967
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 209
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,435

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,119
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,361
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 106

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 240.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 150.2
  • Other - 90.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,871
  • Male householders: 7,460 (3,158 living alone), Female householders: 8,005 (2,547 living alone)
  • 6,440 spouses (6,390 opposite-sex spouses), 883 unmarried partners, (858 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,245 children (8,422 natural, 297 adopted, 528 stepchildren), 673 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 265 parents, 92 foster children, 240 other relatives, 1,105 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,315

Size of family households: 4,270 2-persons, 1,745 3-persons, 1,564 4-persons, 603 5-persons, 169 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,693 1-person, 965 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 112 4-persons.

4,487 married couples with children.
2,120 single-parent households (940 men, 1,180 women).

97.4% of residents of Silver Bow speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 44% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $271,443,000 ($8,202 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,748,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $102,104,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,455,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $682,000
Federal grants: $57,392,000
Federal procurement contracts: $42,862,000 ($19,022,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,948,000 ($2,111,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,179,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,801,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,966,000

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

Births: 1,990
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,204
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +42
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,418
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Silver Bow County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.22 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Year house built in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 8312010 to 2019
  • 8792000 to 2009
  • 1,3021990 to 1999
  • 7781980 to 1989
  • 2,2011970 to 1979
  • 1,2231960 to 1969
  • 2,1431950 to 1959
  • 9911940 to 1949
  • 6,9381939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • 591 room
  • 1212 rooms
  • 4903 rooms
  • 1,3614 rooms
  • 1,6175 rooms
  • 2,2786 rooms
  • 1,2947 rooms
  • 1,5398 rooms
  • 2,1279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • 2371 room
  • 2452 rooms
  • 8143 rooms
  • 1,2744 rooms
  • 1,1065 rooms
  • 4736 rooms
  • 2107 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 1469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • 56no bedroom
  • 7581 bedroom
  • 2,7662 bedrooms
  • 4,1313 bedrooms
  • 1,8404 bedrooms
  • 1,3035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
  • 343no bedroom
  • 1,2331 bedroom
  • 1,9592 bedrooms
  • 6923 bedrooms
  • 3344 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Bow County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Bow County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Bow County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 289no vehicle
  • 2,8341 vehicle
  • 3,9862 vehicles
  • 2,2593 vehicles
  • 9724 vehicles
  • 4915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Bow County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Bow County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 594no vehicle
  • 2,0621 vehicle
  • 1,2012 vehicles
  • 3883 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles

85.5% of Silver Bow County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Montana.

Silver Bow County:

85.5%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 24,488
  • Other state: 10,452
  • Northeast: 785
  • Midwest: 2,774
  • South: 1,678
  • West: 5,230
Year householders moved into unit in Silver Bow County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Silver Bow County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.2%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 262
Here:

8.5%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 208
Here:

12.7%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

4.3%
Montana:

9.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 806
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 769
  • Number of recipients under 18: 76
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 626
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 104
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 302
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 351
Most common first names in Silver Bow County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John64373.6 years
Mary54979.4 years
William45973.7 years
James33971.7 years
Margaret23179.2 years
Joseph22472.6 years
Robert22168.0 years
George21175.6 years
Thomas20372.2 years
Helen20277.3 years
Most common last names in Silver Bow County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan16677.4 years
Johnson12275.0 years
Smith8275.2 years
Kelly6975.5 years
Williams6974.4 years
Harrington6876.2 years
Shea6676.6 years
Murphy6274.4 years
Jones5673.7 years
Brown5470.9 years
Businesses in Silver Bow County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Albertsons1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Best Western1New Balance2
Budget Car Rental1Nike3
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Safeway2
Dennys1Sears1
FedEx5Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subaru1
GameStop1Subway4
Goodwill3Super 81
H&R Block1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS9
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York1Vons2
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture4YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Silver Bow County on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"