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Helena, Montana

Helena is the capital of the State of Montana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 25,780, but with the surrounding area the population reaches 67,636 . It is the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. The local daily newspaper is the Independant Record, and there is a free weekly newspaper, the Queen City News . The Helena Brewers minor league baseball team call the city home. The city is served by Helena Regional Airport.

Helena Careers

Among the most common occupations in Helena are Management, professional, and related occupations, 42%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 58 percent of workers in Helena, Montana work for companies, 29 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Helena Industries

The leading industries in Helena, Montana are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Public administration, 19%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Helena job listings indicate that the following industries in Helena are hiring the most workers:

Helena Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Helena, Montana is $30,089, and the median income of households in Helena was $34,416.

Average Salaries in Helena, MT

Helena, MT


According to our Helena Trends data, the number of Helena, Montana jobs has increased by 4% since October 2013.
Helena job trends

Helena Employment Statistics

Population of Helena
Total population 25,780
Male 47.65%
Female 52.35%
Median age 38.8
Helena Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.3%
Median cost of a home $113,000
Median mortgage payment $617
Renter-occupied homes 42.7%
Vacant housing 4.9%
Median monthly rent $442
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,357
Median for all female full-time $25,821
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 26%
Graduate degree 14%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 51%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 16%
White 96%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
Helena Commute
Carpool 10.4%
Public transportation 0.7%
Average travel time 13 minutes