Helena, MT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Helena, Montana Info Snack

Population
32,024
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
13.7%
Median Home
$244,300
Median Income
$61,324
Median Rent
$820

Helena SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
10

Helena, MT Crime Report

1,590
Total Crimes
4,846.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
95.69%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Helena
/ 100k People
Montana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,590 4,846.7 2,598.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 190 579.2 404.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.5 5.0
Robbery 8 24.4 19.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 125 381.0 324.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,400 4,267.5 2,193.2 2,109.9
Burglary 125 381.0 270.1 340.5
Larceny 1,201 3,660.9 1,700.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 74 225.6 222.4 219.9

Helena, MT Cost Of Living

101
Helena's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Helena Montana National Average
Overall 101 100 100
Services 106 106 100
Groceries 104 104 100
Health 95 95 100
Housing 104 99 100
Transportation 91 91 100
Utilities 86 86 100

Helena, MT Photos

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Helena Cathedral
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Rankings for Helena in Montana

Map Of Helena, MT

Best Places Around Helena

5

Clancy, MT
Population 2,052

6

Helena West Side, MT
Population 1,039

7

East Helena, MT
Population 1,514

Population over time in Helena

Year Population % Change
2019 32,024 2.6%
2018 31,212 2.9%
2017 30,345 0.8%
2016 30,102 1.7%
2015 29,600 1.6%
2014 29,142 1.4%
2013 28,747 1.3%
2012 28,381 1.4%
2011 27,978 1.1%
2010 27,672 -

Race / Ethnicity in Helena

White
90.6% (29,006)
African American
0.5% (147)
American Indian
1.1% (346)
Asian
0.9% (284)
Hawaiian
0.1% (47)
Other
0.0% (12)
Two Or More
2.5% (802)
Hispanic
4.3% (1,380)
Race Helena MT USA
White 90.6% 86.1% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 0.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 6.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.3% 3.8% 18.0%

Gender in Helena

Female
51.9% (16,606)
Male
48.1% (15,417)
Gender Helena MT USA
Female 51.9% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Helena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (320)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (960)
High School / GED
20.0% (6,404)
Some College
18.0% (5,764)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,202)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (8,966)
Master's Degree
15.0% (4,803)
Professional Degree
3.0% (960)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (640)
Education Helena MT USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Helena, Montana

Less than $10,000
5.3% (171,150)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (199,181)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (242,481)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (320,878)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (364,634)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (620,106)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (446,904)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.6% (500,004)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (202,827)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (134,230)
Income Helena MT USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 6.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 10.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 14.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 19.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.6% 13.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 4.2% 7.7%

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