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 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Bozeman416,678
2Butte32,715
3Great Falls32,839
4Billings35,499
5Dillon21,575
6Kalispell22,376
7Helena22,784
8Hamilton137
9Harlem1122
10Lame Deer1186
11Crow Agency1243
12Glendive1329
13Poplar1358
14Browning1375
15Miles City1459
16Box Elder1554
17Pablo1809
18Havre11,236
19Missoula111,865

Largest Montana Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Baker1,860
Bearcreek153
Belgrade8,026
Big Sandy571
Big Sky2,904
Big Timber1,498
Boulder1,001
Broadview138
Butte-Silver Bow (balance)33,645
Chester913
Circle485
Colstrip2,253
Culbertson740
Cut Bank3,009
Darby653
Deer Lodge3,015
Denton235
Dillon4,224
Dodson174
Drummond394

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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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