The Butte-Silver Bow is the 5th largest city in Montana with a population of 34,657 as of July 1, 2019. 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 45.902 and longitude -112.6571 in Silver Bow County. The formal boundaries for the Butte-Silver Bow 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Butte-Silver Bow: Butte-Silver Bow (Balance).
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Butte-Silver Bow, MT Housing Affordability Index is 115 |
State of Montana Housing Affordability Index is 110
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Butte-Silver Bow, MT Wealth Index is 55 |
State of Montana Wealth Index is 79
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Total Population||34,657 (100%)|
|Population in Households||33,659 (97.1%)|
|Population in Families||24,759 (71.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||998 ( 2.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$37,917|
|Average Household Income||$55,251|
|Per Capita Income||$23,986|
|Total Housing Units||16,846 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,252 (60.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,754 (28.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,840 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$155,361|
|Housing Affordability Index3||115|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.82%|
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, 2019 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 Density||# 277||24th|
|Diversity Index||# 96||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 318||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 271||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.