Manhattan, Montana

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Manhattan, Montana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Manhattan Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Manhattan People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Manhattan Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Manhattan Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 7% Manhattan Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Manhattan College Educated Adults
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Manhattan Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% Manhattan Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Manhattan, Montana

Comparing Manhattan 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 8 10
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 6 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 10
People in Middle Class or Better 7 10
Median Family Income 7 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 7
Short Commute Times 7 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
People Living Alone 5 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 7 9

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Manhattan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 113 miles S of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 531 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Gallatin
Standard Zip Codes 59741
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.856
Longitude -111.331

Manhattan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 86 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12.8 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 52 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 19.2 inches
Station BOZEMAN 12 NE
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 24 to 49 F
Jul Temp 41 to 75 F
Oct Temp 27 to 54 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Manhattan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,396 100%
Male 718 51.4%
Female 678 48.6%
Under 18 372 26.6%
18+ 1,024 73.4%
65+ 183 13.1%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 3.03
White 1,360 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.7%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 15 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.9%

Estimated Manhattan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,465
Growth 69
Growth % 4.9%

Manhattan 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 28.8%
Norwegian 11%
English 10.1%
Irish 8.9%
Dutch 8.3%
Italian 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Scottish 3.2%
Swedish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
US/American 2.4%
Polish 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
French Canadian 1%
European 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Manhattan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Amsterdam (59741)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Manhattan 1,396 $45,521
Belgrade 5,728 $40,378
Bozeman 27,509 $41,723
Three Forks 1,728 $39,938

Manhattan Public Libraries

Manhattan Community Library
Manhattan, Montana
(406) 284-3341

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Manhattan High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

Manhattan Colleges

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