Belfry, Montana

Belfry, Montana
Belfry in 2004

Belfry is now an agricutural community located almost exactly midway between Billings, Montana and Cody, Wyoming. The big products around here are cattle, sheep, alfalfa, feed corn and sugar beets. In the early 1900's, a railroad came through Belfry with a spur that ran to the coal mines around Bearcreek. Then when the coal mines shut down, the population in the whole area dropped off.

Fast Facts about Belfry, Montana
Belfry, Carbon County, MT 59008
Elevation: 3,862'
Latitude: 45.1415°N
Longitude: 109.0078°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 96.8%
Hispanic: 1.8%
Native American: 1.4%
High School or Higher: 82.0%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.2%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 3.1%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 223
Males: 108
Females: 115
Median Resident Age: 40.9 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $28,500
Estimated Median Home Value: $74,600
Population Density: 117 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Belfry: 87.6
Major Industries:
Health Care, Construction, Furniture Manufacturing, Educational Services, Mining, Lodging & Food Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Social Services, Building Materials Suppliers
Unemployed (March 2011): 6.6%
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