Shepherd, Montana

Shepherd is an unicoporated town to the northeast of Billings. Shepherd was named in honor of R.E. Shepherd, an early settler in the area and owner of the Billings Land & Irrigation Company and the Merchants National Bank.

Fast Facts about Shepherd, Montana
Shepherd, Yellowstone County, MT 59079
Census Designated Place
Elevation: 3,107'
Latitude: 45.9432°N
Longitude: 108.3446°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 94.3%
Hispanic: 0.5%
Native American: 5.2%
Two or More Races: 1.6%
High School or Higher: 91.6%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 4.7%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 208
Males: 109
Females: 99
Median Resident Age: 29.7 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $33,000
Estimated Median Home Value: $43,900
Population Density: 195 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Shepherd: 87.5
Major Industries:
Transportation Services, Retail Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Food Processing, Wood Products, Health Care
Unemployed (March 2011): 5.9%
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