Yellowstone County maintains the status as the most populated county in Montana. Billings, the business, transportation and sales hub between Denver and Calgary, Seattle and Minneapolis, is the largest city and the county seat in Yellowstone County. With a 2020 population of 109,868, Billings is the largest city in Montana and the 282nd largest city in the United States. Billings is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 5.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 104,170 in 2010. The county population is estimated at 161,300 (2019). The major industries driving the economy of Billings are agriculture, energy, transportation, healthcare, education and manufacturing. Shopping and cultural activities draw visitors from a large area as well.