Statewide Claims to Fame

Helena is 1st in Montana out of 22 other cities in Income per capita

Helena is 2nd in Montana out of 22 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Helena is 3rd in Montana out of 13 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Helena is 3rd in Montana out of 22 other cities in Female residents

Helena is 3rd in Montana out of 22 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Helena is 5th in Montana out of 15 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Helena is 5th in Montana out of 18 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Helena is 5th in Montana out of 22 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Helena is 6th in Montana out of 17 other cities in Current population (2012)

Helena is 6th in Montana out of 17 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Current population (2012) 29,134 6th 1,005,141 313,914,040
Size in square miles 16.4 8th 145,545.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,724.3 10th 6.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Residents younger than 5 5.9% 15th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.1% 17th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.6% 9th 15.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.5% 5th 91.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 46.2% 2nd 28.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Race - White 93.3% 14th 89.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.4% 10th 0.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.3% 9th 6.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 7th 0.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 10th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 8th 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 14th 3.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 91.6% 16th 87.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Female residents 52.0% 3rd 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.6% 14th 2.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Housing units 13,457 6th 489,157 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 37.9% 3rd 16.3% 25.9%
Households 13,083 6th 403,495 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.9% 19th 68.9% 66.1%
Home median value $192,500 8th $179,900 $186,200
People per household 2.0 21st 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Income per capita $28,856 1st $24,640 $27,915
Income per household $47,749 6th $45,324 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.9% 10th 14.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Helena Rank Montana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,769 5th 114,398 27,092,908
Retail sales $775,528 6th $14,686,854 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $26,887 3rd $15,343 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $106,944 5th $2,079,426 $613,795,732

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