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Coordinates: 45°47′00″N 108°30′02″W / 45.7833333°N 108.50056°W / 45.7833333; -108.50056

Location of the Billings Metropolitan Statistical Area in Montana.

The Billings Metropolitan Statistical Area is the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Montana. Located in south central portion of the state, its population was 138,904 at the 2000 census.[1] A July 1, 2008 estimate placed the population at 152,005.[2]

It is one of the largest metropolitan area between Fort Collins, Colorado and Calgary, Alberta (Canada) and between Spokane, Washington and Minneapolis, Minnesota (except for the Sioux Falls, South Dakota[3] and Fargo, North Dakota[4] metropolitan areas). It also has one of the largest trade, cultural, business and medical areas in the United States in a 350 mile radius; this includes all of Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas.

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Panoramic photograph of Billings.

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Places with more than 80,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants

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Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 138,904 people, 56,149 households, and 36,926 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 93.08% White, 0.43% African American, 2.89% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.57% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $34,433, and the median income for a family was $41,841. Males had a median income of $31,851 versus $20,756 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,254.

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