The Butte-Silver Bow is the 5th largest city in Montana with a population of 34,864 as of July 1, 2016. Butte-Silver Bow ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Butte-Silver Bow is located at latitude 45.896 and longitude -112.6602 in Silver Bow County. The formal boundaries for the Butte-Silver Bow (see map below) encompass a land area of 716.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.57 sq. miles. Silver Bow County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,817 feet.
The Butte-Silver Bow (GNIS ID: ) has a C8 Census Class Code which indicates the balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government. Separate census estimates are also produced for the semi-independent places which together with the "balance record," sum to the entire territory of the consolidated city.
Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Butte-Silver Bow is located within Butte Division of Silver Bow County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Butte-Silver Bow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Butte-Silver Bow: Butte-Silver Bow (Balance).
|Population in Households||33,866|
|Population in Familes||24,830|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||998|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||17,032 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,819 (57.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,465 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,748 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,689|
|Average Home Value||$173,529|
|Median Household Income||$39,895|
|Average Household Income||$53,918|
|Per Capita Income||$24,098|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.4%|
|Per Capita Income||1.66%|
The table below compares Butte-Silver Bow to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 5||99th|
|Population Density1||# 275||25th|
|Diversity Index2||# 104||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 248||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 242||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.