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Bozeman is a city in Gallatin County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after settler John Bozeman, who was killed by Indians in 1867

The latitude of Bozeman is 45.679N. The longitude is -111.037W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,816 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,753.


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Median household income
Local
$32,156
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bozeman demographic reports
Bozeman is in the Gallatin Valley
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 82. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 3 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index

Ranked No. 2 among small cities in the ePodunk College Town Index, 2002

Ranked No. 7 on 50 Best Places to Live list by Men's Journal magazine, 2002
Filming location for:
· 1992 movie, "A River Runs Through It"
· 1987 movie, "Amazing Grace and Chuck"
Local festivals include:
  • Sweet Pea Festival - Aug. 3-5, 2007
  • Gallatin County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
  • Wild West Winterfest - Feb. 16-18, 2007
  • Bridger Raptor Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
  • Watershed Festival - May 19, 2007
  • Hatch Film Festival - Oct. 2-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bozeman web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Bozeman Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Gallatin National Forest
Sports teams: Big Sky Thunder (arena football)
Historic sites and museums: Gallatin County Pioneer Museum, Museum of the Rockies, American Computer Museum
Colleges and universities: Montana State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bozeman 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 59715 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Bozeman residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bozeman ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bozeman was $16,104, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

50% of Bozeman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Bozeman include Bon Ton Historic District, Bozeman Brewery Historic District, Cooper Park Historic District, Lindley Place Historic District, Main Street (Bozeman) Historic District, North Tracy Avenue Historic District, South Tracy Avenue Historic District, South Tracy--South Black Historic District, South Willson Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bozeman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,005.


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Libraries in Bozeman include Bozeman Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bozeman include Bozeman Chronicle

TV stations in Bozeman include KBZK, KUSM.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KBMC.

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Gallatin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bozeman political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Bozeman workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bozeman between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Bozeman include Americinn Bozeman, Best Value Inn Bozeman, Best Western, Best Western City Center Motor Inn, Comfort Inn Bozeman, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn by Mariott Bozeman, Fox Hollow B & B, Holiday Inn-Bozeman, Imperial Inn ... More hotels.

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