Everything You Need to Know About the City of Helena Montana

In 2017, Helena, Montana had a population of 30.3k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $53,892 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Helena, MT grew from 30,102 to 30,345, a 0.807 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $52,288 dollars to $53,892 dollars, a 3.07 percent increase.

The population of Helena, MT is 90.4 percent White Alone, 3.82 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 2.58 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Helena, MT speak a non-English language, and 99.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Helena, MT are Carroll College (309 degrees awarded in 2017) and Helena College University of Montana (259 degrees).

The median property value in Helena, MT is $220,100 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 54.4 percent. Most people in Helena, MT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Helena, MT is 2 cars per household.


Education in Helena

In 2017, universities in Helena, MT awarded 568 degrees. The student of Helena, MT is skewed towards women, with 1,174 male and 1,610 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Helena, MT are White (474 and 83.7 percent), followed by Unknown (41 and 7.24 percent), Hispanic or Latino (23 and 4.06 percent), and American Indian or Alaska Native (12 and 2.12 percent).

The largest universities in Helena, MT by the number of degrees awarded are Carroll College (309 and 54.4 percent) and Helena College University of Montana (259 and 45.6 percent).

The most popular majors in Helena, MT are Registered Nursing (63 and 11.1 percent), General Studies (55 and 9.68 percent), and General Health Services (36 and 6.34 percent).

The median tuition costs in Helena, MT is $33,500 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Helena

The economy of Helena, MT employs 15.9k people and Helena has an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent. Helena has seen the job market decreased by -1.6 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 24.5 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Helena, MT are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,184 people), Public Administration (2,882 people), and Educational Services (1,573 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,315 dollars), Public Administration ($55,297 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,917 dollars).

Households in Helena, MT have a median annual income of $53,892 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,288 dollars in 2016, which represents a 3.07 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Helena

– The Sales Tax Rate for Helena is 0.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Helena is 6.9 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Helena

– The average income of a Helena resident is $29,594 dollars a year.

– The Median household income of a Helena resident is $50,311 dollars a year.