Butte, MT Population

By | June 20, 2019

Population: 33,892. Estimated population in July 2020: 32,282 (-4.8% change)
Males: 16,755 (49.4%), Females: 17,137 (50.6%)

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $30,516
Median house value: $75,900

Races in Butte-Silver Bow:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (27.4%), German (18.2%), English (15.3%), Italian (6.3%), Norwegian (5.5%), French (5.1%).

Land area: 716.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Butte-Silver Bow

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butte-Silver Bow (balance)

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +688 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Butte-Silver Bow:

  • ST JAMES HEALTHCARE (about 5 miles; BUTTE, MT)
  • MONTANA STATE HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; WARM SPRINGS, MT)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF ANACONDA (about 33 miles; ANACONDA, MT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Butte-Silver Bow:

  • BERT MOONEY (about 6 miles; BUTTE, MT; Abbreviation: BTM)
  • HELENA REGIONAL (about 61 miles; HELENA, MT; Abbreviation: HLN)
  • GALLATIN FIELD (about 99 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; Abbreviation: BZN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Butte-Silver Bow:

  • BUTTE AERO (about 6 miles; BUTTE, MT; Abbreviation: 84U)
  • BOWMAN FIELD (about 25 miles; ANACONDA, MT; Abbreviation: 3U3)
  • WISE RIVER (about 31 miles; WISE RIVER, MT; Abbreviation: 02T)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butte-Silver Bow:

  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 118 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; Full-time enrollment: 10,380)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-MISSOULA (about 130 miles; MISSOULA, MT; Full-time enrollment: 11,112)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 162 miles; REXBURG, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,670)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 229 miles; POCATELLO, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,057)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 271 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 283 miles; BILLINGS, MT; Full-time enrollment: 3,105)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 292 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)