Billings Metropolitan Area
The Billings Metropolitan Statistical Area is the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Montana. Located in the south central portion of the state, its population was 162,848 at the 2012 United States Census estimate.
It is located in Carbon and Yellowstone counties, and has one of the largest trade, cultural, business and medical areas in the United States; this includes all of Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas.
Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants
- Billings (Principal city)
Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants
Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants
Places with less than 500 inhabitants
- Ballantine (census-designated place)
- Belfry (census-designated place)
- Custer (census-designated place)
- Huntley (census-designated place)
- Shepherd (census-designated place)
As of the census of 2000, there were 138,904 people, 56,149 households, and 36,926 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 93.08% White, 0.43% African American, 2.89% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.57% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $34,433, and the median income for a family was $41,841. Males had a median income of $31,851 versus $20,756 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,254.
- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Metropolitan Divisions, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, Combined Statistical Areas, New England City and Town Areas, Combined New England City and Town Areas, Office of Management and Budget, 2009-12-01. Accessed 2011-04-17.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.