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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
  • $2.25B $2.25 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 59,269 59,269 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, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

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 $ in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $374.00M $374.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $4M $ 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

1,263,496 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 393,045 (31.11%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 306,681 (24.27%)
  • Pickups 436,332 (34.53%)
  • Vans/Minivans 73,500 (5.51%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,134,347 (89.78%)
  • Diesel 112,846 (8.93%)
  • Hybrid 10,024 (0.79%)
  • Electric 342 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 315 (0.02%)
In Montana, the average age of vehicles is 14.3 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Hedges & Co as of December 31, 2017.

Sales

59,269 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 11,615 (19.60%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 24,315 (41.02%)
  • Pickups 18,776 (31.68%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,857 (4.82%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 52,503 (88.58%)
  • Diesel 5,660 (9.55%)
  • Hybrid 956 (1.61%)
  • Electric 90 (0.15%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 60 (0.10%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2017.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $385.33 Million Total Imports
  • $2.07 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $60.70 Million Total Imports
  • $120.88 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, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 656
  • Electric Charging Stations 29
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 46
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of May 9, 2018.

Montana Consumers

  • $38,001 $38,001 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $50,027 $50,027 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,169 $4,169 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $695 $695 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 17% 17% 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 2016 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 4.61 %.

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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