Bozeman Demographics

Bozeman Montana Demographics: Climate, Crime, Education, Economy, Family, Housing, Medical, Population, Weather, Gallatin County, Hunting, Fishing, Business

Bozeman Montana Demographics: Climate, Crime, Education, Economy, Family, Housing, Medical, Population, Weather
Hunting, Fishing, Voter Registration Information at Bottom

GALLATIN COUNTY YEAR 2015 2007  2006
 NUMBER EMPLOYED  41,638  45,735 44,259
AVERAGE INCOME $54,298 $32,520  $30,903

Montana Population 2016  ~1,051,048

Under 5 years old, July 1, 2015, 6.0% – Under 18 years old, July 1, 2015, 21.9% – From 19 to 64 years old, July 2015 54.9% – 65 years old and greater, July 1, 2015, 17.2

Bozeman Median Rent ~$950

Bozeman Demographics

Bozeman 59715

Regional Average

National Average

Neighborhood type
Bozeman Gallatin County United States
Population
44,320
100,739
321,495,860
Pop. density (sq miles)
1,959
34.9
81.6
Percent male
51.3%
51.9%
49.1%
Percent female
49.7%
48.1%
50.9%
Median age
27.6
32.9
37.3
People per household
2.3
2.4
2.6
Median household income
$46,422
$54,298
$45,937
Average income per capita
$26,350
$29,468
$23,868
Bozeman Crime
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average
National Average
Violent crime risk index
1.0
2.0
3.0
Property crime risk index
2.0
4.0
3.0
Bozeman Housing
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average National Average
Median home value
$256,300
$263,200
$323,700
Median age of homes
27.0
22.0
27.0
Home appreciation
0.4%
-0.4%
-2.8%
Homes – owned
50.4%
56.0%
64.7%
Homes – rented
43.2%
32.7%
21.5%
Homes – vacant
6.3%
10.8%
14.4%
Commuting by bus
0.3%
0.3%
2.0%
Commuting by carpool
12.3%
12.4%
14.4%
Commuting by auto
67.3%
71.1%
71.0%
Working at home
6.7%
7.3%
5.4%
Bozeman Family Facts
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average National Average
Currently married
42.7%
50.4%
57.5%
Never married
38.5%
32.2%
24.6%
Divorced
7.7%
8.5%
7.6%
Widowed
4.2%
3.6%
7.4%
Separated
6.9%
5.0%
2.8%
Married – w/ children
18.9%
23.5%
28.1%
Married – no children
25.1%
27.9%
31.0%
Single – w/ children
5.2%
6.1%
9.4%
Single – no children
50.7%
42.2%
30.3%
Bozeman Education
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average National Average
High school graduates
15.4%
92.5%
78.9%
College degree – 2 year
5.0%
5.1%
8.2%
College degree – 4 year
33.5%
28.6%
15.1%
Graduate degree
17.5%
12.9%
7.2%
Expenditures per student
$4,325
$5,481
$5,909
Students per teacher
15.0
15.0
16.0
Students per librarian
481
404
912
Students per guidance counselor
940
519
552
Bozeman Economy
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average
National Average
Unemployment rate
2.0%
1.5%
4.5%
Recent job growth
-0.0%
3.1%
0.7%
Future job growth
29.9%
30.8%
18.5%
Sales tax
0.00%
0.00%
6.00%
Income tax
6.90%
10.00%
5.02%
Cost of living index
118.4
115.3
100.0
Bozeman Health – Medical
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average National Average
Air quality
35
n/a
48
Watershed quality
52
52
55
Physicians per capita
225.7
n/a
169.7
Health cost index
96.2
96.1
100.0
Superfund site index
83
81
71
UV index
3.8
3.8
4.3
Bozeman Climate – Weather
Bozeman 59715
Regional Average
National Average
Altitude
4,869
4,778
1,062
Rainfall (inches annually)
18.3
16.3
36.6
Snowfall (inches annually)
84.5
55.7
25.2
January avg. low temp
11.8
12.1
20.8
July avg. high temp
81.0
81.9
86.5
Days of precipitation annually
111
102
101
Days mostly sunny annually
186
187
205
Comfort index (during hot weather)
74
74
44

 

How Do I Establish Montana Residency, Education, Hunting, Fishing, Voting Qualification?

Montana Residency, Education, Hunting, Fishing, Voting Requirements

For the Purpose of Montana Driver’s License:

For the purposes of obtaining a Driver’s License, you are considered a resident after 60 consecutive days and must have a Montana license in order to operate a motor vehicle. For a commercial motor vehicle license, the requirement is 30 days. For more information on driver licensing, see Montana Codes Annotated 61-5-103 and the Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division Montana Driver Licensing page.

For the Purpose of Montana Fishing and Hunting Licenses:

You are considered a resident after 180 consecutive days. After Montana residency has been established, you must live in Montana at least 120 days a year; your principal home must be located in Montana; you must file state income tax returns as a resident (if required to file); vehicles operated in Montana must be licensed and titled as required by law; and, you cannot claim residency in any other state or country for any purpose. There are different requirements for members of the armed forces. For more information, see Montana Codes Annotated 87-2-102 and the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks

For the Purpose of Montana Voting:

You can be registered to vote only in Montana. 2016 Montana Voter Registration Form Here. If you’re voting for the first time in Montana and didn’t provide your driver’s license number, last 4 digits of your Social Security number, or a copy of your Montana ID when you registered to vote, be sure to bring one of the following: Montana photo identification that shows your name, including a driver’s license, school ID card or tribal photo ID, document such as a utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, confirmation of voter registration, government check, or other government document that that shows your name and current address. 

For the Purposes of Montana Higher Education:

A student must be domiciled in Montana for one year immediately preceding registration. Attendance as a full-time student is not sufficient to qualify for residence. For more information, see Montana Codes Annotated 2015.

More Information at Montana Government