Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek

A diverse landscape where tradition meets modernity.

Welcome to Southwest/Blue Creek/Duck Creek

Nestled along the picturesque Yellowstone River, the Southwest/Blue Creek/Duck Creek neighborhood is a mosaic of modern developments, traditional homes, and sprawling ranches. This area, encompassing the vibrant Josephine & Annafeld developments, offers a fresh, hip vibe close to the river's serene backdrop. Meanwhile, the Briarwood Golf Course adds a touch of luxury and leisure to the neighborhood.
 
From trick-or-treating and festive Christmas lights in Josephine Crossings to the upcoming community events in Annafeld, there's always something to bring the community together. The expansive geographical coverage of this area means residents can enjoy a wide range of homes and properties, from modern houses in planned communities to older homes on large acreages, providing a variety of lifestyles within one neighborhood.
 

What to Love

  • Diverse Housing Options: From trendy new developments to classic ranches.
  • Community Events: Engaging local festivities like Concerts in the Park.
  • Scenic Beauty: Proximity to the Yellowstone River and Briarwood Golf Course.
  • Recreational Activities: Abundant options from golfing to fishing.
  • Expansive Geography: A vast area offering both urban convenience and rural serenity.
 

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Southwest/Blue Creek/Duck Creek is as varied as its landscape. Residents here enjoy the luxury of choice - whether it’s embracing the bustling community life in new developments like Josephine Crossings or relishing the quiet, expansive outdoors further out of town. The area’s large geographical spread means that lifestyles can range from suburban convenience near the interstate to the more secluded, tranquil living on ranches and large acreages. Community events, local eateries, and outdoor activities form the backbone of social life here, creating a neighborhood that’s both welcoming and diverse.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Dining in this neighborhood offers a delightful mix of local flavors and familiar comforts. Maple Moose Coffee & Pop Shop is a local favorite, providing a cozy spot for coffee lovers. For a taste of traditional American cuisine, Cracker Barrel is a go-to destination. The Black Bunker Bar & Grill at The Briarwood offers a more upscale dining experience with stunning golf course views.
 
Entertainment in the neighborhood is centered around its natural and community offerings. The Briarwood Golf Course is not just for golf enthusiasts; it's a gathering place for various social events. Riverfront Park and Swift River Ranch offer beautiful settings for outdoor activities, while Blue Creek Sport Shooting and Duck Creek Bridge Fishing Access cater to the adventurous spirits.
 

Things to Do

The neighborhood is a hub for both cultural and outdoor activities. The Great American Hill Climbs and Concerts in the Park at Josephine are annual highlights, bringing together the community in celebration and entertainment. For nature enthusiasts, the proximity to the Yellowstone River provides endless opportunities for exploration and relaxation.
 
For those seeking a more active lifestyle, Blue Creek Sport Shooting offers a unique recreational experience, while fishing enthusiasts can enjoy serene moments at the Duck Creek Bridge Fishing Access. These activities not only provide fun and leisure but also foster a sense of community among residents.
 

Schools

Education is a priority in the Southwest/Blue Creek/Duck Creek neighborhood, with several notable schools serving the community. Canyon Creek and Elysian cater to K-8 students, providing a strong foundation in early education. For younger children, Blue Creek Elementary offers a nurturing and engaging learning environment.
 
Southwest/Blue Creek/Duck Creek is a neighborhood that truly has something for everyone. Its diverse range of living options, coupled with a strong sense of community and a backdrop of stunning natural beauty, makes it a desirable location for those seeking a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.
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Demographics and Employment Data for Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek, MT

Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek has 20,841 households, with an average household size of 2.27. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,325 people call Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek home. The population density is 3,213.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,325

Total Population

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.1

Median Age

48.55 / 51.45%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
20,841

Total Households

2.27

Average Household Size

$40,316

Average individual Income

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek, MT

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The following schools are within or nearby Southwest Billings / Blue Creek / Duck Creek. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Lewis & Clark Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Will James Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Central Acres Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Trinity Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mt Olive Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Billings Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Billings West High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Central Heights School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5

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