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Cities and Towns

State of Montana

Montana, abbreviated "MT", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Helena. There were 1,014,699 people in Montana as per 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on November 8, 1889.

Please explore the cities and towns of Montana, below.

Top Montana College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Bozeman 4 15,295
2 Great Falls 3 2,871
3 Butte 3 3,017
4 Billings 3 5,596
5 Kalispell 2 2,253
6 Helena 2 2,923
7 Missoula 2 13,078
8 Hamilton 1 22
9 Lame Deer 1 218
10 Harlem 1 219
11 Crow Agency 1 248
12 Glendive 1 305
13 Poplar 1 321
14 Browning 1 442
15 Miles City 1 481
16 Box Elder 1 540
17 Pablo 1 784
18 Havre 1 1,234
19 Dillon 1 1,403

Largest Montana Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Alberton 479
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County 9,211
Bainville 276
Baker 1,838
Bearcreek 138
Belgrade 7,738
Belt 683
Big Sandy 677
Big Sky 2,767
Big Timber 1,517
Billings 108,134
Boulder 1,287
Bozeman 40,319
Bridger 894
Broadus 477
Broadview 163
Brockton 173
Browning 1,108
Butte-Silver Bow (balance) 33,671
Cascade 648

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 1,014,699
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 478,238
Age of the Population 39.7

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,731
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,300
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,186

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,271
% Above Poverty Level 84.8%
% Below Poverty Level 15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $711
Median House Value $193,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 14.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Big Hole (Battlefield)
P.O. Box 237
Wisdom, Montana 59761
406-689-3155

Bighorn Canyon (Recreation Area)
Bighorn Canyon NRA Headquarters
Fort Smith, Montana 59035-7458
406-666-2412

Glacier (Park)
Park Headquarters
West Glacier, Montana 59936
406-888-7800

Grant-Kohrs Ranch (Historic Site)
266 Warren Lane
Deer Lodge, Montana 59722-0790
406-846-2070 ext 226

Little Bighorn Battlefield (Battlefield)
P.O. Box 39
Crow Agency, Montana 590220039
406-638-3204

Montana flag
Montana State Flag

Montana seal
Montana State Seal

Info for Montana Government Officials

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