Helena, Montana Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Helena is 31,212, a change of 7.10% when compared to 2014. With an area of 16.74 square miles, this works out to a population density of 1,864.22 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 13,800, with an average household size of 2.14.
Helena's 2018 unemployment rate was 3.27%.
The average household income in Helena for 2018 was $72,488, while the median was $56,221.

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Helena Fertility Rate

482 estimated births

Helena Household Characteristics

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Type of Housing

Helena Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,448

Helena Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $818

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Helena Primary Transportation

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Helena Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Helena city, Montana 29,142
2015 Helena city, Montana 29,600
2016 Helena city, Montana 30,102
2017 Helena city, Montana 30,345
2018 Helena city, Montana 31,212