Economic Insights

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25,391
25,391 Total Auto Jobs in Montana
3.73%
3.73% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$1.23B
Total Labor Income Annually
$2.12B
Total Car Sales in 2018
57.7K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 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

$82.6M
Total State Tax revenue
2.8%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$435.7M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$3.1M
Corporate Profits Tax
$28.6M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

1,351,398

Registered

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 (8.9%)
  • Hybrid 10,636 (0.79%)
  • Electric 504 (0.04%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 435 (0.03%)

The Montana average age of vehicles is 16.34 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation 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%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 1.85B 1.85 Billion Total Imports
  • 407.9M 407.9 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 139.4M 139.4 Million Total Imports
  • 56.1M 56.1 Million Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.