Big Sky is a community or populated place (Class Code U1) located in Gallatin County at latitude 45.285 and longitude -111.368. The elevation is 7,218 feet. Big Sky appears on the Gallatin Peak U.S. Geological Survey Map. Gallatin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7).
ELEVATION: Big Sky is surrounded by the magnificent Gallatin Range of Northern Rockies, located in the southwest corner of Montana.
CLIMATE: Big Sky, MT, gets 14 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 79 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 105. On average, there are 187 sunny days per year in Big Sky, MT. The July high is around 78 degrees. The January low is 7. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 74 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
Air quality in Big Sky, MT is 35 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is based on ozone alert days and number of pollutants in the air, as reported by the EPA.
Water quality in Big Sky, MT is 52 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is 81 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts.
POPULATION: Population (year 2000): 1,221... As of 2007, Big Sky's population is 1,405 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.07 percent. There are 6 people per square mile (population density).
EDUCATION & UNEMPLOYMENT: Big Sky public schools spend $5,585 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in Big Sky. There are approximately 398 students per librarian, and 515 children per counselor in Big Sky, MT schools. The unemployment rate in Big Sky is 1.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 4.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Big Sky jobs have Increased by 3.06 percent.
The unemployment rate in Big Sky, MT, is 1.50%, with job growth of 3.06%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.68%.
MEDIAN HOME VALUE: The median home value in Big Sky, MT, is $749,000. Home appreciation is 2.74% over the last year. The median age of Big Sky, MT, real estate is 15 years.
ELECTED OFFICIALS: 41.18% of the people in Big Sky, MT are registered as Democrats. 56.20% are registered Republican. Remaining are independent: 2.62%.
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