Billings, Montana, in Yellowstone county, is 455 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. The city has a population of 89,847.
In Billings, about 52% of adults are married.
In 2000, Billings had a median family income of $45,032. Billings is full of successful families and individuals. The city has a large middle class. Billings benefits from its educated workforce.
In the 2004 Presidential fund-raising sweepstakes, George W. Bush came out ahead among Billings residents, with $107622. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
In Billings, 64% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. If you prefer houses that are on the new side, the city may be the place for you - the average age of homes here is quite young. Billings has higher property taxes than most places in Montana, which provides more money for local schools and services.
In Billings, 92% of commuters drive to work. Most residents would agree that driving around the city is a bit easier than around other cities of its size.
Billings strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Montana):
Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Billings to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Montana (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Large City||455 miles NW of Denver, Colorado|
|Standard Zip Codes||59101, 59102, 59105, 59106|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||59103, 59104, 59107, 59108|
|Company Zip Codes||59111, 59112, 59114, 59115, 59116, 59117|
|Phone Area Codes||406|
|Time Zone||Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BILLINGS INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||15 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||14.7 inches|
|Station||BILLINGS WATER PLANT|
|Jan Temp||13 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||56 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||13.9 inches|
|Station||HUNTLEY EXPERIMENT STN|
|Jan Temp||7 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||30 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||52 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||29 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||14.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.93|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3,088||3.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||3,758||4.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||98,721|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||10.9%|
|French (except Basque)||2.6%|
According to the US Postal Service, Billings, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Hesper (59102)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
2800 10TH AVE N
Emergency Service: Yes
ST VINCENT HEALTHCARE
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1233 N 30TH ST
Emergency Service: Yes
|(As of 2006)|
2525 King Ave West
BILLINGS WEST HIGH SCHOOL
2201 ST JOHNS AVENUE
Serves 2,115 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9
BILLINGS SR HIGH SCHOOL
425 GRAND AVENUE
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,833 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2
SKYVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
1775 HIGH SIERRA BLVD
Serves 1,653 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.8
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