Terry, Montana

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Terry, Montana

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High Points

Terry 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 Terry Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Terry Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Terry Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Terry Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Terry Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Terry, Montana

Comparing Terry 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 10
College Educated Adults 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 9
Median Family Income 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 7
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Terry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 167 miles NE of Billings, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 488 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Prairie
Standard Zip Codes 59349
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.793
Longitude -105.311

Terry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TERRY
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 89 F
Oct Temp 31 to 62 F
Annual Precip 11.8 inches
Station MILDRED 5 N
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 87 F
Oct Temp 31 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12 inches
Distance 41.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
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Terry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 611 100%
Male 300 49.1%
Female 311 50.9%
Under 18 105 17.2%
18+ 506 82.8%
65+ 191 31.3%
Median Age 52.7
Average Family Size 2.62
White 596 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 10 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Terry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 563
Growth -48
Growth % -7.9%

Terry 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 39.6%
Norwegian 13.3%
English 10.1%
Irish 8.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
Iranian 1.3%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Swedish 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Austrian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Luxemburger 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
British 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Italian 0.2%
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Terry Public Libraries

Prairie County Library
Terry, Montana
(406) 635-5546

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Terry Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(406) 635-5511
Emergency Service: Yes

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Terry High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 65 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.4

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