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Autos Drive Montana Forward

Industry Impact

  • 9,112 9,112 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 1.8% 1.8% of State Workforce
  • 6,189 6,189 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $2.36B $2.36 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 69,031 69,031 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, “Contribution of the Automotive Industry,” published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Tax Revenue

  • $380.00M $380.00 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 14% 14% of State Tax Revenue
  • $0 $0 in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $374.00M $374.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $4M $4 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $0 $0 Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

1,304,216 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 378,270 (29.00%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 324,573 (24.89%)
  • Pickups 450,163 (34.52%)
  • Vans/Minivans 71,844 (5.51%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,181,474 (90.59%)
  • Diesel 112,152 (8.60%)
  • Hybrid 9,590 (0.74%)
  • Electric 245 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 241 (0.02%)
In Montana, the average age of vehicles is 15.3 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

69,031 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 14,867 (21.54%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 28,461 (41.23%)
  • Pickups 19,750 (28.61%)
  • Vans/Minivans 5,953 (8.62%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 61,790 (89.51%)
  • Diesel 5,970 (8.65%)
  • Hybrid 1,156 (1.67%)
  • Electric 79 (0.11%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 35 (0.05%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $359.91 Million Total Imports
  • $2.31 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $69.96 Million Total Imports
  • $96.37 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 656
  • Electric Charging Stations 31
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 55
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

Montana Consumers

  • $34,146 $34,146 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $49,509 $49,509 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,126 $4,126 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $621 $621 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 15% 15% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (79%)
  • Carpool to work (11%)
  • Take public transportation (1%)
  • Other (9%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

Montana Automaker Facilities

59 Facilities
262 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 59 262
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 464 2,992
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 458 6,814
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 453 1,309
Auto Supply Stores 508 2,940
Gas Stations 656 5,393
Dealers (Special) 180 513
Property and Casualty Insurance 3 10
Car and Truck Rentals 351 1,848
Parking 25 197
Automotive Repair Shops 2,505 7,153
Carwashes And Other Service 527 1,960
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

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