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Population (year 2000): 89,847. Estimated population in July 2005: 98,721 (+9.9% change)
Males: 43,214 (48.1%), Females: 46,633 (51.9%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $35,147 (year 2000)
Median house value: $99,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Billings:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • American Indian (4.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (32.8%), Irish (14.5%), English (12.9%), Norwegian (11.7%), French (4.3%), United States (4.0%).

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Elevation: 3124 feet

Land area: 33.7 square miles

Billings,

For population 25 years and over in Billings

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Billings city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +8,310 (+10.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (485.7 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (882.0 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: MT (7.9 miles Lockwood, Shepherd, MT (17.1 miles) , MT (17.8 miles Huntley, MT (17.8 miles Laurel, MT (25.7 miles Pryor, City, MT (28.3 miles Park MT Worden, (28.4 miles MT Ballantine, (29.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 351 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 1998: 351 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 1999: 382 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2000: 404 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 530 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2002: 568 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2003: 646 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2004: 587 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2005: 516 buildings, average cost: $180,800

Latitude: 45.79 N, Longitude: 108.54 W

Area code: 406


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.4%), Retail trade (15.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,995 (+11.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 39,931 (88.7%)


 

Crime in Billings by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 9 0 3 5
    per 100,000 1.1 10.0 0.0 3.3 5.6
Rapes 33 14 13 19 19
    per 100,000 36.7 15.6 14.5 21.1 21.1
Robberies 50 38 59 66 56
    per 100,000 55.7 42.3 65.7 73.5 62.3
Assaults 113 119 143 142 99
    per 100,000 125.8 132.4 159.2 158.0 110.2
Burglaries 504 508 407 577 618
    per 100,000 561.0 565.4 453.0 642.2 687.8
Thefts 3,639 4,155 3,943 4,048 3,976
    per 100,000 4050.2 4624.5 4388.6 4505.4 4425.3
Auto thefts 395 245 281 334 209
    per 100,000 439.6 272.7 312.8 371.7 232.6
294.1 301.8 289.6 320.4 298.5


Average climate in Billings, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Billings, Billings:

Birthplace of: Dwan Edwards - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: May 16, 1981), Kevin Klaboe - College football player (Montana Grizzlies).


Main business address for: FIRST INTERSTATE BANCSYSTEM INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), STILLWATER MINING CO /DE/ (MISCELLANEOUS METAL ORES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Billings:
  • DEACONESS BILLINGS CLINIC (2800 10TH AVE NO BOX 37000)
  • ST VINCENT HEALTHCARE (1233 N 30TH ST PO BOX 35200)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Billings:
  • ROUNDUP MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 52 miles; ROUNDUP, MT)
  • STILLWATER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL CAH (about 53 miles; COLUMBUS, MT)
  • BIG HORN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 63 miles; HARDIN, MT)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Billings:
  • BILLINGS LOGAN INTL (about 1 miles; BILLINGS, MT; ID: BIL)
  • YELLOWSTONE REGIONAL (about 94 miles; CODY, WY; ID: COD)
  • SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 130 miles; SHERIDAN, WY; ID: SHR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Billings:
  • LAUREL MUNI (about 16 miles; LAUREL, MT; ID: 6S8)
  • BRIDGER MUNI (about 44 miles; BRIDGER, MT; ID: 6S1)
  • LAVINA (about 46 miles; LAVINA, MT; ID: 80S)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 66 $226,470 $41,176 0 $0
Airports 58 $196,298 $40,613 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 45 $146,029 $38,941 0 $0
Sewerage 62 $210,376 $40,717 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $60,681 $36,408 54 $14,958
Water Supply 51 $143,786 $33,832 0 $0
Transit 46 $120,597 $31,460 9 $13,955
Local Libraries 31 $75,562 $29,249 3 $2,413
Police - Other 20 $44,364 $26,618 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 119 $501,814 $50,603 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 24 $91,035 $45,517 0 $0
Other Government Administration 37 $93,119 $30,200 2 $2,854
Financial Administration 19 $69,323 $43,782 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 50 $134,565 $32,295 1 $633
Health 7 $16,942 $29,043 0 $0
Firefighters 111 $429,877 $46,473 0 $0
Fire - Other 30 $75,863 $30,345 0 $0
Totals for Government 796 $2,636,699 $39,749 69 $34,813


Colleges/Universities in Billings:
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (Full-time enrollment: 3,105; Location: 1500 N 30TH ST; Public; Website: www.msubillings.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 714; Location: 1511 POLY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.ROCKY.EDU)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS-COLLEGE OF TECHN (FT enrollment: 441; Location: 3803 CENTRAL AVE; Public; Website: www.cot.msubillings.edu)
  • COLLEGE OF COIFFURE ART LTD (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 1423 WYOMING AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • SAGE TECHNICAL SERVICES (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 3044 HESPER RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sageschools.com)
  • SAINT VINCENT HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY (FT enrollment: 12; Location: 1233 N 30; Private, not-for-profit)
  • YELLOWSTONE BAPTIST COLLEGE (Location: 1515 SHILOH RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • WESTERN COLLEGE OF AUCTIONEERING (Location: PO BOX 50310; Private, for-profit; Website: www.auctionschools.com)
  • NORTHWEST TRAVEL INSTITUTE (Location: 550 N 31ST ST STE 110; Private, for-profit)
  • BLANCO COSMETOLOGY SCHOOL (Location: 901 24TH W; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Billings:
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 164 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; Full-time enrollment: 10,380)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 252 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 259 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 335 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 338 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 340 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 368 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
Public high schools in Billings:
  • BILLINGS WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,115; Location: 2201 ST JOHNS AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BILLINGS SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,833; Location: 425 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SKYVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,653; Location: 1775 HIGH SIERRA BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Billings:
  • BILLINGS CENTRAL CATHOLIC H S (Students: 344; Location: 3 BROADWATER AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BILLINGS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 190; Location: 4525 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • YELLOWSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 75; Location: 1732 SOUTH 72ND ST WEST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 3950 TEMPLE PLACE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Billings:
  • CASTLE ROCK 7-8 (Students: 721; Location: 1441 GOVERNOR'S BLVD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LEWIS & CLARK 7-8 (Students: 619; Location: 1315 LEWIS AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WILL JAMES 7-8 (Students: 561; Location: 1200 30TH STREET WEST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • RIVERSIDE 7-8 (Students: 529; Location: 3700 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EAGLE CLIFFS ELEMENTARY (Students: 503; Location: 1201 KOOTENAI; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MEADOWLARK SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 221 29TH STREET WEST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BIG SKY ELEMENTARY (Students: 484; Location: 3231 GRANGER AVENUE EAST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SANDSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 1440 NUTTER BLVD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LOCKWOOD PRIMARY (Students: 439; Location: 1932 US HIGHWAY 87; Grades: PK - 02)
  • LOCKWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 1932 US HIGHWAY 87; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Billings:
  • ST FRANCIS PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 511 CUSTER AVE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • ST FRANCIS UPPER SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 205 N 32ND ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 2802 BELVEDERE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS SCHOOL-INTERMEDIATE (Students: 185; Location: 1734 YELLOWSTONE AV; Grades: 3 - 5)
  • BILLINGS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 2316 REHBERG LANE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • CENTRAL ACRES SDA SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 3204 BROADWATER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • APOSTLES LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 3140 BROADWATER AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Billings:
  • PARMLY BILLINGS LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,474,076; Location: 510 NORTH BROADWAY; 256,622 books; 11,897 audio materials; 12,641 video materials; 385 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Billings: Twin Pines Ranch (A), Hilands Golf Club (B).

Church in Billings: Hawthorn Church (A).

Cemeteries: Beth Aaron Cemetery (1), Boothill Cemetery (2), Sunset Memorial Cemetery (3), Mountview Cemetery (4), Calvary Cemetery (5).

Lake: Elmo, Lake (A).

Parks in Billings include: Gorham Park (1), Daylis Stadium (2), Rocky Mountain College Park (3), South Park (4), Rose Park (5), North Park (6), Josephine Park (7), Pioneer Park (8), Cobb Field (9).


Billings compared to Montana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Billings:
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBLG (910 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMZK (1240 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAUREL, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Billings:
  • KRKX (94.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KZRV (107.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYYA-FM (93.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KRZN (96.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KLMT (89.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS INC)
  • KBBB (103.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTR-FM (102.9 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRSQ (101.9 FM; LAUREL, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKBR (97.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEMC (91.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KGHL-FM (98.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNDZ (105.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K205CL (88.9 FM; SHEPHERD, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K296EM (107.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K236AB (95.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • K259AN (99.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K213DY (90.5 FM; HUNTLEY, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K217EM (91.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Billings:
  • KTVQ (Channel 2; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: KTVQ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KULR-TV (Channel 8; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: KULR CORPORATION)
  • K25BP (Channel 25; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: QUORUM OF MONTANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K36EZ (Channel 36; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: COMANCHE ENTERPRISES)
  • K14IS (Channel 14; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: YELLOWSTONE VALLEY COMMUNITY TV, IN)
  • KSVI (Channel 6; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: QUORUM OF MONTANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHMT (Channel 4; HARDIN, MT; Owner: VHR BROADCASTING OF BILLINGS, LLC)

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