West Yellowstone, Montana

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, Montana

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy West Yellowstone Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy West Yellowstone Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy West Yellowstone Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy West Yellowstone Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% West Yellowstone College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of West Yellowstone, Montana

Comparing West Yellowstone 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 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Age of the Population 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Senior Citizens 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 4 5


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 3 6
Low Violent Crime 3 4

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 95 miles NE of Idaho Falls, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 462 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Gallatin
Standard Zip Codes 59758
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.662
Longitude -111.103

West Yellowstone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 21 to 47 F
Jul Temp 41 to 78 F
Oct Temp 22 to 52 F
Annual Precip 21.7 inches
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 27 F
Apr Temp 17 to 46 F
Jul Temp 39 to 75 F
Oct Temp 20 to 50 F
Annual Precip 24.4 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 23 to 48 F
Jul Temp 42 to 79 F
Oct Temp 25 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,177 100%
Male 650 55.2%
Female 527 44.8%
Under 18 264 22.4%
18+ 913 77.6%
65+ 62 5.3%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.76
White 1,082 91.9%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 9 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.8%
Other 57 4.8%
Mixed Race 15 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 91 7.7%

Estimated West Yellowstone Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,223
Growth 46
Growth % 3.9%

West Yellowstone 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 19.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
English 9.2%
US/American 8.1%
Irish 7.7%
Norwegian 6%
Italian 4%
Scottish 3.3%
Swedish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Danish 2.4%
Polish 2.3%
Welsh 2.3%
Dutch 2.2%
French Canadian 2%
Finnish 1.9%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Bulgarian 0.7%
Croatian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
British 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Romanian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone Public Libraries

West Yellowstone Public Library
West Yellowstone, Montana
(406) 646-9017

library logo

More Information for Librarians

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To West Yellowstone

Featured Colleges in the West Yellowstone 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

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Bachelor's (BBA) - Entrepreneurship, MBA - Finance, MBA - International Business, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation, Master of Public Administration and Policy, Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master

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

West Yellowstone High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 72 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

West Yellowstone Colleges

(List of Montana Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To West Yellowstone

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 West Yellowstone

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 West Yellowstone Government Officials

Are you an official in the West Yellowstone 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.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104