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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 1,023,391 people in Montana as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Bozeman416,427
2Great Falls32,700
3Butte32,853
4Billings35,487
5Dillon21,540
6Kalispell22,337
7Helena22,776
8Missoula212,419
9Hamilton122
10Harlem1149
11Lame Deer1168
12Crow Agency1223
13Glendive1297
14Poplar1385
15Browning1425
16Miles City1497
17Box Elder1544
18Pablo1859
19Havre11,207

Largest Montana Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alberton596
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County9,176
Bainville220
Baker1,866
Bearcreek150
Belgrade7,874
Belt652
Big Sandy608
Big Sky2,767
Big Timber1,484
Billings109,089
Boulder1,144
Bozeman41,761
Bridger854
Broadus469
Broadview169
Brockton180
Browning969
Butte-Silver Bow (balance)33,708
Cascade710

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

Demographics

People

Total Population1,023,391
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens16.7%
Employed Population 16+483,881
Age of the Population39.8

Families

% of people married51.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,261
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,723
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,978

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,214
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$732
Median House Value$199,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.1%
Irish14%
English11.1%
Norwegian9.3%
French Except Basque3.4%
Italian3.4%
Scottish3.1%
Swedish2.9%
Dutch2.3%
Polish1.9%
Danishn1.3%
Russian1%
Welsh1%
Canadian0.8%
Czech0.8%
Finnish0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Basque0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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, 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

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