Billings, MT

BILLINGS, MONTANA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 1.27.21)

 

AGE IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years7,0216.4%
25 to 29 years8,6817.9%
30 to 34 years8,4157.7%
35 to 39 years7,2806.6%
40 to 44 years6,4705.9%
45 to 49 years5,9755.5%
50 to 54 years6,1575.6%
55 to 59 years6,9336.3%
60 to 64 years6,7766.2%
65 to 69 years5,7405.2%
70 to 74 years4,2413.9%
75 to 79 years2,9292.7%
80 to 84 years2,1562.0%
85+ years3,1352.9%

The median age in Billings is 36.9 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White97,05288.6%
Black or African American1,5861.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,2724.8%
Asian7850.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.0%
Other1,0260.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade1,2871.7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,3294.5%
High school graduate (includes GED)21,29428.5%
Some college, no degree17,80523.9%
Associate’s degree5,8907.9%
Bachelor’s degree17,34323.2%
Graduate or professional degree7,65710.3%
High school graduate or higher69,98993.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher25,00033.5%
Less than Bachelor’s degree49,60566.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0005.2%
$10,000 to $14,9994.0%
$15,000 to $24,99911.2%
$25,000 to $34,99910.4%
$35,000 to $49,99913.2%
$50,000 to $74,99921.4%
$75,000 to $99,99911.9%
$100,000 to $149,99912.9%
$150,000 to $199,9995.1%
$200,000 or more4.7%

Median household income: $57,172

Mean household income: $76,750

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$21,182
High school graduate (includes GED)$29,515
Some college or Associate’s degree$33,066
Bachelor’s degree$46,384
Graduate or professional degree$56,360

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 88,994 NA
Never married23,81126.8%
Now married (except separated)45,27350.9%
Separated4110.5%
Widowed5,6366.3%
Divorced13,86315.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line10,87410.2%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Owner-occupied housing units29,118
Renter-occupied housing units17,015
Single-family detached units30,509
Homeownership rate63.1%
Vacancy rate7.4%
Have Broadband Internet Subscription81.7%
Average housing value$232,635
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$1,006
Average rent$859

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Average income$76,750
Average household size2.30
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force67.7%
Percent disabled12.2%
Percent with health coverage90.9%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)17.1
Percent workers using public transportation0.8%
Percent veterans9.7%
Percent foreign born2.5%
Percent speaking Spanish at home0.5%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

Total consumer expenditures per household$63,237.65
Alcoholic beverages$490.96
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$290.40
Beer consumed away from home$86.11
Wine consumed away from home$43.74
Apparel & services$1,812.80
Men’s apparel$349.53
Women’s apparel$613.25
Children’s apparel$271.01
Boys’ apparel$93.26
Girls’ apparel$102.51
Footwear$406.69
Dining out (food away from home)$3,123.00
Dining out – Breakfast$316.71
Dining out – Lunch$970.19
Dining out – Dinner$1,453.62
Education$1,304.70
Entertainment / recreation$2,752.59
Club membership fees$197.37
Dating services$0.67
Pet food$221.59
Pet services$56.08
Food consumed at home$4,404.36
Bakery products consumed at home$579.02
Dairy products consumed at home$453.99
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$861.05
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$968.97
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$431.21
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,541.32
Health care$5,088.14
Medical services$942.99
Nonprescription drugs$125.30
Household Services$1,731.70
Care for the elderly and handicapped$66.09
Lawn and garden services$384.42
Housekeeping services$149.15
PC repair$5.84
Housing$19,749.96
Home improvements$2,208.05
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,128.90
Phone services$1,495.10
Water$608.79
Life and other insurance$384.48
Pensions and social security$6,766.46
Personal care products and services$768.47
Hair care products$92.73
Personal care products$334.41
Local transportation$7,245.84
Gasoline$1,870.87
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,027.04
Travel$1,871.64
Airline fares$452.21
Auto / truck rental on trips$22.38
Lodging on trips$513.09
Food and drink on trips$453.08
Entertainment on trips$159.09

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN YELLOWSTONE COUNTY (home to BILLINGS, MONTANA)

% with any debt in collections25%
Average debt in collections$1,835
% with medical debt in collections17%
Average medical debt in collections$896
% with student loan debt17%
Average student loan debt$15,071
Average monthly student loan payment$161
% with auto debt32%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN BILLINGS, MONTANA

YearPopulationPercent
January 20192,0903.8%
February 20192,0713.7%
March 20192,0853.7%
April 20191,6663.0%
May 20191,4732.6%
June 20191,9833.5%
July 20191,8443.3%
August 20191,7923.2%
September 20191,6102.9%
October 20191,6482.9%
November 20191,6583.0%
December 20191,6783.0%
January 20202,0793.7%
February 20202,0033.6%
March 20202,0163.6%
April 20206,50011.8%
May 20204,5678.3%
June 20204,0697.1%
July 20203,6036.3%
August 20203,0805.4%
September 20202,6224.7%
October 20202,3774.2%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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