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Sidney, Montana

Sidney is a city in Richland County of the U.S. state of Montana, less than 15.5 km away from the eastern border of the state. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 4,774. It is the county seat of Richland County . The city lies next to the Yellowstone River and is in proximity to the badlands of the Dakotas. The city has a community newspaper, The Sidney Herald.

Sidney Economy

Sidney relies heavily on farming, ranching, and oil production for economic stability. The surrounding countryside is populated with many farms and cattle ranches, plus oil exploration activity. The area's main cash crop are sugar beets, and Sidney is home to a sugar beet factory, built in 1925. The factory is the largest employer in the city, next to the Sidney Health Center and Sidney Public Schools. The town is served by Sidney-Richland Municipal Airport, one mile west of the central business district.

Sidney Careers

Among the most common occupations in Sidney are Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Sidney, Montana work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Sidney Industries

The leading industries in Sidney, Montana are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Retail trade, 12%; and Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, 11%. Simply Hired's Sidney job listings indicate that the following industries in Sidney are hiring the most workers:

Sidney Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Sidney, Montana is $24,432, and the median income of households in Sidney was $32,109.
 

Average Salaries in Sidney, MT

Sidney, MT

$24,000
 

According to our Sidney Trends data, the number of Sidney, Montana jobs has increased by 56% since October 2013.
Sidney job trends

Sidney Employment Statistics

Population of Sidney
Total population 4,774
Male 47.99%
Female 52.01%
Median age 39.1
  
Sidney Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.5%
Median cost of a home $62,900
Median mortgage payment $431
Renter-occupied homes 33.5%
Vacant housing 16.2%
Median monthly rent $346
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,347
Median for all female full-time $18,517
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 37%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 3%
  
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 59%
Separated 0%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 97%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 3%
  
Sidney Commute
Carpool 11.5%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 11 minutes