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. Billings experienced a population increase of 1.4% from July 1, 2002 to July 1, 2003. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 104,170. The county population is 147,972. The major industries driving the economy of Billings are agriculture, energy, transportation, medical, and education. Shopping and cultural activities draw visitors from a large area as well.