Helena, Montana

Population 28,722

Helena is located in Lewis And Clark County, MT. The population is 28,722, making Helena the largest city in Lewis And Clark County and the 6th largest city in the state of Montana.

There are 15 public schools in Helena with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Helena is moderate , and there are 213 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Helena is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Helena property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Helena include South Hills, Helena West Side and East Helena.

Helena Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 5.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 44.2%

Crime Rate

48.27% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 226
  • Violent Crimes: 579
  • Robbery: 24
  • Burglary: 381
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

76.03% Higher than national avg.
  • 213 offenders in Helena
  • 74.16 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

428 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 16
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 16
  • Tanks & Spills: 392


Low 3.6%
  • Montana unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

15 Public Schools view public schools

There are 15 K-12 public schools in Helena, MT and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Helena's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

213 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$340,000 compared to January 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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338 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Helena, MT issued 338 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 338 permits, 52 were issued for single family homes and 286 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Helena, MT issued 131 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 131 permits, 60 were issued for single family homes and 71 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $647
  • 1 Bedroom: $782
  • 2 Bedrooms: $993
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,355
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,518

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Environmental Hazards

428 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1127/1218)
    Helena, MT has 92.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Helena, MT is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.33 Average
    Helena, MT is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.68°
  • February 28.5°
  • March 36.06°
  • April 42.78°
  • May 52.9°
  • June 61.29°
  • July 71.06°
  • August 68.78°
  • September 59.92°
  • October 45.75°
  • November 34.23°
  • December 25.47°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Helena, MT

Helena, MT has a high risk of earthquakes.
Helena, MT has no risk of hurricanes.
Helena, MT has a low risk of hail storms.
Helena, MT has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Helena, MT: $52,288


Unemployment in Helena is 3.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.27%
White Collar - 70.73%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steve Bullock
  • Sen. Steve Daines
  • Sen. Jon Tester

City Representatives

  • Ryan Zinke
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