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Big Sky is in Gallatin County, in the Bozeman metro area. (The community straddles Gallatin and Madison counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Big Sky is 45.284N. The longitude is -111.367W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,218 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,221.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Big Sky demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gallatin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59716 ZIP code.
24% of Big Sky residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Big Sky ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Big Sky was $31,492, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of Big Sky residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Big Sky, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $522. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,485.
Newspapers in Big Sky include Lone Peak Lookout
Gallatin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Big Sky political report.
The average commute time for Big Sky workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Big Sky include The Mountain Inn.
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