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Personal

By the Numbers

Business

LocaL and regionaL economic trends

real estate Member FDIC

agriculture Shiloh & Grand 655-3900

OIL BY RAIL

Downtown 655-2400

14th & Grand 371-8100

Worden 967-3612

Airport boardings

National park visitors

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10

6

Between 2010 and 2015, U.S. Oil shipments by train have grown from 1 million barrels per month to 30 million barrels per month. However, oil shipments by rail have fallen by 13 percent since their peak in October 2014. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

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5 In ten thousands

Hilltop & Main 896-4800

In hundred thousands

King Ave 655-2700

www.stockmanbank.com

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3 2

4

Billings housing starts

4

1 0

2

May

New single-family home building permits 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 0

50 40 30 20 10 0

May

June

August

July

May to September 2014

275

302 0

2014

May to September 2015

Bozeman

Missoula May to August 2014 May to August 2015

June to September 2014 June to September 2015

Source: Montana Department of Transportation

5 3 2

50

April to August 2014 Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

August

May to August 2014 May to August 2015

4

100

July

May to August 2014 May to August 2015

6

150

June

August

7%

(per cwt.)

200

0

July

Unemployment

Montana Beef Cattle

(per bushel)

Billingsbusiness

Sept.

Glacier National Park

2015

Ag prices

May

August

Source: National Park Service

Montana winter wheat

April

July

June to September 2014 June to September 2015

YTD Through Sept. 30

September

June

Yellowstone National Park

Source: City of Billings

$8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0

Billings

June

1 0 April

May

June

April to August 2015

July

August

March

April

Montana

May

June

Yellowstone County

July

August

U.S.

Source: Montana Department of Labor and Industry

November 2015

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Billings Business November 2015  

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