Helena is the capital city of Montana. The 2010 registration put the population at 28,190 and the Lewis and Clark County population at 63,395. It is the important city of the Helena Micropolitan Statistical Area, which incorporates all of Lewis and Clark and Jefferson districts; population is 77,414 as per the 2014 Census Estimate. The daily paper is the Independent Record.
The Helena territory was since quite a while ago used by fluctuating cultures of indigenous people groups. Proof from the McHaffie and Indian Creek locales on inverse sides of the Elkhorn Mountains southeast of the Helena Valley demonstrate that individuals of the Folsom culture lived in the region over 10,000 years ago. Before the horse’s presentation around 300 years back, and since, other local people groups, including the Salish and the Blackfeet, used the zone regularly on their traveling rounds. By the mid 1800s individuals of European descent from the US and British Canada started touching base to work the floods of the Missouri River watershed searching for fur bearing creatures like the beaver, without a doubt bringing them through the zone now known as the Helena Valley.
POPULATION OF HELENA IN 2016:
The city had a population of 28,730 in 2011, 29,177 in 2012, 29,596 in 2013, 29,943 in 2014.
Therefore, to get the projected population of 2015, we need to take an average of the trend of population from the year 2011-2014. Calculating the average, the estimated population of the year 2015 is 30,246.25. By getting the 2015 data, the predicted population of the year 2016 is 30,549.5.
Around 1888, around 50 millionaires lived here, more per capita than in any city on the planet. They had made their money coming from gold. Around $3.6 billion of gold was taken from Last Risk Gulch over a period of 20 years. The Last Chance Placer is a standout amongst the most renowned placer stores in the western United States. A large portion of the production happened before the year 1868. A significant part of the placer is presently under the lanes and structures of Helena.
The city has been the capital of Montana Territory since the year 1875. In the year 1902, the Montana State Capitol was finished. A substantial segment of the contention between Marcus Daly and William Andrews Clark was over the state’s area capital. Until the 1900 enumeration, it was the most populated city in the state. The Cathedral of Saint Helena and the Helena Civic Center are two of numerous huge noteworthy structures in Helena.
Helena has a semi-parched climatic condition with long, cool and normal cold winters, hot and dry summers and short springs and autumn. The month to month day by day normal temperature ranges from −5.7 °C in the month of December to 21.1 °C in July, with normal diurnal temperature variety surpassing 17 °C in summer, because of the aridity and height. Snowfall has been seen in each month of the year, however is generally missing from May to September, and ordinarily gathers in just light sums. Winters have times of balance, mostly because of warming impact from chinooks. Precipitation basically falls in the spring and is by and large meager, averaging just 11.3 inches every year.
It has a long record of financial solidness with it’s history just like the state capital and being established in a place rich in silver and lead deposits. As capital, it makes a noteworthy center of activity at the county, state, and government level while it’s mining history has proceeded with mineral handling plants situated around the city.
Around 31 percent of the city’s workforce is comprised of government positions with private sector occupations involving 62 percent. According to the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce, it’s median household income is $50,889 and it’s unemployment rate remained at 3.8% in the year 2013, around 1.2% lower than whatever remains of the state.
Various Helenans work for different organizations of the state government. At the point when in Helena, many people visit the local walking mall. It was finished in the mid 1980s after Urban Renewal and the Model Cities Program in the mid 1970s had removed numerous noteworthy structures from the downtown area. Amid the following decade, a three-square long shopping area was remodeled that followed the original Last Chance Gulch. A little manufactured or artificial stream keeps running along most of the walking mall.