Boulder, Montana

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Boulder, Montana

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High Points

Boulder strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Montana):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Boulder Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Boulder Low Property Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Boulder Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Boulder, Montana

Comparing Boulder to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Montana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Racial Diversity 5 7
Senior Citizens 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
Median Family Income 4 6
People Above Poverty 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 4
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 9
Low Violent Crime 2 2

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Boulder Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 95 miles SW of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 491 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 59632
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.236
Longitude -112.12

Boulder Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 34 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 47 to 82 F
Oct Temp 28 to 60 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 52 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 58 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 30 F
Apr Temp 26 to 52 F
Jul Temp 46 to 80 F
Oct Temp 26 to 56 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches
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Boulder Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,300 100%
Male 660 50.8%
Female 640 49.2%
Under 18 334 25.7%
18+ 966 74.3%
65+ 137 10.5%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,225 94.2%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 9 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 30 2.3%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 28 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.2%

Estimated Boulder Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,436
Growth 136
Growth % 10.5%

Boulder Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 22.4%
Irish 10.8%
English 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
Norwegian 7.2%
Italian 7%
US/American 4.7%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Swedish 2.7%
Scottish 2.5%
Finnish 2.2%
Polish 2.1%
French Canadian 1.6%
Austrian 1.4%
Greek 1.3%
Danish 1%
Dutch 1%
Slovak 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
European 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Australian 0.5%
Slavic 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Boulder 1,300 $37,411
Helena 25,780 $50,018
Walkerville 714 $29,861

Boulder Public Libraries

Boulder Community Library
202 S MAIN
Boulder, Montana
(406) 225-3241
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Boulder High Schools (2004)

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Serves 269 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.3

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