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Autos Drive Montana Forward

Industry Impact

  • 24,657 24,657 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.7% 3.7% of State Workforce
  • $1.20B $1.20 Billion Labor Income
  • $2.12B $2.12 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 57,724 57,724 Total New Car Sales
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

  • $83.13M $83.13 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 3% 3% 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
  • $342.19M $342.19 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $4M $4 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $27M $27 Million State Income Taxes
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year.

Registrations

1,351,398 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 442,507 (32.74%)
  • CUVs 180,341 (13.34%)
  • SUVs 183,987 (13.61%)
  • Pickups 477,382 (35.33%)
  • Vans/Minivans 67,181 (4.97%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,219,530 (90.24%)
  • Diesel 120,293 (8.90%)
  • Hybrid 10,636 (0.79%)
  • Electric 504 (0.04%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 435 (0.03%)
In Montana, the average age of vehicles is 16.3 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.6 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

57,724 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 9,518 (16.49%)
  • CUVs 19,484 (33.75%)
  • SUVs 7,087 (12.28%)
  • Pickups 18,999 (32.91%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,636 (4.57%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 50,892 (88.16%)
  • Diesel 5,819 (10.08%)
  • Hybrid 739 (1.28%)
  • Electric 181 (0.31%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 93 (0.16%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $407.88 Million Total Imports
  • $1.85 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $56.05 Million Total Imports
  • $139.43 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, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 656
  • Electric Charging Stations 44
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 40
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Montana Consumers

  • $36,662 $36,662 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $53,386 $53,386 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,449 $4,449 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $558 $558 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 13% 13% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (76%)
  • Carpool to work (9%)
  • Take public transportation (1%)
  • Other (14%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

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