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A Taste of Billings, Montana

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BILLINGS?
  1. Billings is the largest city in the U.S. state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area, the largest metropolitan area in over 500 miles. The 2010 Census put the Billings population at 104,170.

  2. Billings was nicknamed the Magic City because of its growth from its founding as a railroad town in 1882. The city is named for Frederick H. Billings, a former president of the Northern Pacific Railroad. With one of the largest trade areas in the United States, Billings is the trade and distribution center for most of Montana, Northern Wyoming and western portions of North Dakota and South Dakota. Billings is also the retail destination for much of the same area. With more hotel accommodations than any area within a five state region, the city hosts a variety of conventions, concerts, sporting events and other rallies.

  3. Area attractions include Yellowstone National Park, Pompey's Pillar, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Pictograph Cave, Chief Plenty Coups State Park, Zoo Montana, Red Lodge Mountain Resort and the Beartooth Highway.

  4. Economy:  The geographic location of Billings was essential to its economic success. It is the center of a large area, bordered by Minneapolis, Minnesota to the east and Seattle, Washington to the west Calgary, Alberta (Canada) to the north and Denver, Colorado to the south. Billings' future as a major trade and distribution center was basically assured from its founding as a railroad hub due to its geographic location. As Billings quickly became the region's economic hub it outgrew the other cities in the region. Billings trade area is geographically one of the largest trade areas in the United States. The Billings trade area serves over a half million people. A major trade and distribution center, the city is home to many regional headquarters and corporate headquarters. With Montana having no sales tax, Billings is a retail destination for much of Wyoming, North and South Dakota as well as most of Montana. Billings is an energy center; Billings sets amidst the largest coal reserves in the United States also large oil and natural gas fields.

  5. The median income for a household in the city was $35,147, and the median income for a family was $45,032. Males had a median income of $32,525 versus $21,824 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,207. About 9.2% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over. 29.4% of the population had a Bachelor's degree or higher.

Radio Stations

KLMT 89.3 FM Billings, MT Christian Contemporary
KBIL 89.7 FM Park City, MT Christian Contemporary
KBXI 92.5 FM Park City, MT Classic Hits
KKBR 97.1 FM Billings, MT Oldies
KRSQ 101.9 FM Laurel, MT Top-40
KYYA 730 AM Billings, MT News/Talk
KBLG 910 AM Billings, MT Sports
KBUL 970 AM Billings, MT News/Talk

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Demographics of Billings, Montana

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

88.8%

1.3%

4.0%

1.1%

5.9%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Billings, Montana


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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category Tags: American Restaurants, Family Style, Novelties, Soul Food Restaurants -   5620 S Frontage Rd, Billings, MT 59101 (406) 254-9403

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CHURCHES



  1. Chapel AME Wayman -  02 S 25th St, Billings, MT 59101 (406) 256-7075

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