Cities and Towns

State of Montana

Montana, abbreviated "MT", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Helena. There were 1,029,862 people in Montana as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Bozeman416,864
2Butte32,604
3Great Falls32,643
4Billings35,397
5Dillon21,551
6Kalispell22,431
7Helena22,855
8Hamilton133
9Harlem1150
10Lame Deer1196
11Crow Agency1255
12Browning1305
13Poplar1305
14Glendive1413
15Box Elder1444
16Miles City1505
17Pablo1720
18Havre11,090
19Missoula110,962

Largest Montana Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Bainville312
Belt582
Billings109,082
Broadus448
Brockton164
Browning967
Choteau1,676
Clyde Park206
Columbus2,320
Conrad2,841
Dutton311
Ennis806
Flaxville55
Forsyth1,793
Glendive5,285
Grass Range110
Hardin3,812
Harlem814
Harlowton998
Hingham82

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,029,862
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+490,818
Age of the Population39.8

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,304
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,453
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,027

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,843
% Above Poverty Level85.6%
% Below Poverty Level14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone30.4%
Median Gross Rent$751
Median House Value$209,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
Irish13.7%
English11.1%
Norwegian9.1%
French Except Basque3.4%
Italian3.4%
Scottish3%
Swedish2.8%
Dutch2.2%
Polish1.9%
Danishn1.2%
Russian1%
Welsh1%
Canadian0.8%
Czech0.8%
Finnish0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Austrian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Basque0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
West Indian0.1%
African0.1%
Serbian0.1%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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

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