Bridger, Montana

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bridger

Bridger, Montana

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 11% Bridger Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Bridger Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Bridger Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Bridger, Montana

Comparing Bridger 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 8 8
Age of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 4 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 6
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 2
Housing Recently Built 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 9
Low Violent Crime 3 5

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bridger

Bridger Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SW of Billings, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 433 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Carbon
Standard Zip Codes 59014
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.295
Longitude -108.913

Bridger Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BRIDGER 2 N
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 34 F
Apr Temp 29 to 59 F
Jul Temp 53 to 87 F
Oct Temp 31 to 62 F
Annual Precip 13.4 inches
Station JOLIET
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 34 F
Apr Temp 30 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 85 F
Oct Temp 31 to 61 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches
Station CLARK 3 NE
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 35 F
Apr Temp 28 to 59 F
Jul Temp 52 to 85 F
Oct Temp 27 to 62 F
Annual Precip 7.5 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bridger

Bridger Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 745 100%
Male 368 49.4%
Female 377 50.6%
Under 18 205 27.5%
18+ 540 72.5%
65+ 129 17.3%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.94
White 731 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 3.6%

Estimated Bridger Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 752
Growth 7
Growth % 0.9%

Bridger 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 32.1%
English 9.6%
US/American 9.6%
Irish 8.7%
Norwegian 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
French (except Basque) 4.3%
Scottish 3.4%
Belgian 3.2%
Canadian 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Italian 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Finnish 1.4%
Swedish 1.1%
Russian 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bridger

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bridger 745 $32,981
Fromberg 486 $32,750
Joliet 575 $32,063
Red Lodge 2,177 $40,260

Bridger Public Libraries

Bridger Public Library
Bridger, Montana
(406) 662-3598

library logo

More Information for Librarians

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bridger

Featured Colleges in the Bridger Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Masters of Business Administration - Human Resources Management, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters of Business Administration - Health Care Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool)—The Original Information School—is proud of its position as a leader in the field.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
  • Degrees: Master

A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.  

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
Matching School Ads

Bridger High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 65 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

Bridger Colleges

(List of Montana Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Bridger

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Bridger

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Bridger Government Officials

Are you an official in the Bridger government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.