Best Places to Live in Montana

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Montana by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Montana is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Montana has a population of 1,015,165 and a population density of 6.8. The capital city is Helena and the largest city in Montana is Billings. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Dillon, MTPopulation: 4,14978A+A+AACC+F
2Red Lodge, MTPopulation: 2,35378AC+AAC+BD
3Billings, MTPopulation: 104,37478A+AD+B+C+BD
4Ennis, MTPopulation: 88377BAA+ACBF
5Happys Inn, MTPopulation: 6577FAAA+B+A+F
6Gallatin River Ranch, MTPopulation: 6077BC+AA+D+A+F
7Livingston, MTPopulation: 7,07177A+ABBCBD
8Great Falls, MTPopulation: 58,49877A+A+CB+CC+F
9Laurel, MTPopulation: 6,76377AA+BBC+C+D
10Miles City, MTPopulation: 8,42877A+A+B+B+CD+F
11Somers, MTPopulation: 1,11677DAA+A+BBF
12Bigfork, MTPopulation: 4,35677A+DA+ACAF
13Four Corners, MTPopulation: 2,99877BDA+ABAF
14Bozeman, MTPopulation: 37,61977A+CBA+CB+F
15Helena, MTPopulation: 28,38177A+AD+AC+BD
16Frenchtown, MTPopulation: 1,56677CCA+AB+BF
17Shelby, MTPopulation: 2,86477AA+AB+CCF
18Jette, MTPopulation: 20377FAAA+BAF
19South Hills, MTPopulation: 34077FAAA+AAD
20Big Timber, MTPopulation: 1,57276C+A+AB+CC+D
21Rocky Point, MTPopulation: 7276FAAA+C+A+F
22Bear Dance, MTPopulation: 41676FAAA+BA+F
23Forest Hill Village, MTPopulation: 22876FAAA+BAF
24Bridger, MTPopulation: 91776D+A+A+BCD+D
25Belgrade, MTPopulation: 7,43976A+B+C+ACBF
26Orchard Homes, MTPopulation: 5,49176B+D+B+AC+B+F
27Sidney, MTPopulation: 5,36076AA+B+BC+C+F
28Colstrip, MTPopulation: 2,39576FA+AAB+CF
29Kalispell, MTPopulation: 20,01676A+BCACBF
30Lolo, MTPopulation: 3,37475CC+AABBF
31Montana City, MTPopulation: 2,84575FDA+A+AAD
32Libby, MTPopulation: 2,66775A+A+B+BDCD
33East Helena, MTPopulation: 2,03175DAAAC+BD
34Joliet, MTPopulation: 61775DA+A+B+CC+D
35Black Eagle, MTPopulation: 1,06375B+A+ACD+D+D+
36Choteau, MTPopulation: 1,80875CA+AB+CCF
37Columbus, MTPopulation: 1,98275CA+ABCC+D
38Kerr, MTPopulation: 23675FAAAB+AF
39Fort Benton, MTPopulation: 1,47875DA+AAC+CD+
40Townsend, MTPopulation: 2,04175CA+ABCCD
41Hardin, MTPopulation: 3,51075B+A+B+BD+D+D
42Missoula, MTPopulation: 66,98275A+CCACB+F
43Helena West Side, MTPopulation: 1,30875DA+A+B+CBD
44Columbia Falls, MTPopulation: 4,69075AB+BB+CBF
45West Glendive, MTPopulation: 1,99775D+A+A+B+BC+F
46Deer Lodge, MTPopulation: 3,12474AA+BB+CD+F
47Glasgow, MTPopulation: 3,26874AA+BB+CCF
48Baker, MTPopulation: 1,83274D+A+A+B+CD+F
49Absarokee, MTPopulation: 1,09374FA+A+ACBD
50Whitefish, MTPopulation: 6,40274A+D+CACB+F
51Forsyth, MTPopulation: 1,82574D+A+AB+CCF
52Havre, MTPopulation: 9,42574A+A+D+B+CCF
53Butte-Silver Bow, MTPopulation: 33,15974A+A+CBCCF
54West Glacier, MTPopulation: 37274D+ABA+C+BF
55Coram, MTPopulation: 45974DABAB+BF
56Indian Springs, MTPopulation: 15174FC+AA+A+AF
57Plentywood, MTPopulation: 1,62674CA+A+AC+CF
58Clancy, MTPopulation: 1,55374FD+A+A+B+B+D
59Big Sky, MTPopulation: 2,26674DDA+A+BAF
60Finley Point, MTPopulation: 56774FAAA+D+AF
61Biddle, MTPopulation: 3873FAC+A+BBD
62Sedan, MTPopulation: 14673FC+AA+B+AF
63Three Forks, MTPopulation: 1,63673FAA+AC+C+F
64Lewistown, MTPopulation: 5,89773A+A+CB+D+CF
65Evergreen, MTPopulation: 6,69673B+ABBD+BF
66Spokane Creek, MTPopulation: 19373FC+AA+BB+D
67White Sulphur Springs, MTPopulation: 1,01773D+A+AB+D+CD
68Troy, MTPopulation: 86473C+A+A+CDCD
69Roundup, MTPopulation: 1,82573CA+AC+CD+D
70Lockwood, MTPopulation: 6,60673CA+BC+CC+D
71Scobey, MTPopulation: 1,07973DA+AA+CD+F
72Ulm, MTPopulation: 57573FC+BAB+BF
73Park City, MTPopulation: 94573DAC+B+BC+D
74Florence, MTPopulation: 77973C+CBB+C+B+F
75Marysville, MTPopulation: 7173FC+AABBD
76Fort Shaw, MTPopulation: 30073FABAB+BF
77Glendive, MTPopulation: 4,99073BA+C+BCCF
78West Havre, MTPopulation: 14672DC+B+BB+B+F
79Philipsburg, MTPopulation: 85272CA+BACC+F
80South Glastonbury, MTPopulation: 34072BDBA+D+B+D
81Sheridan, MTPopulation: 64272CA+C+ACC+F
82Lake Mary Ronan, MTPopulation: 6772FAB+AC+B+F
83Hamilton, MTPopulation: 4,39372A+ADBDC+F
84Broadus, MTPopulation: 61072BA+CB+CD+F
85Midvale, MTPopulation: 60372DAC+AC+BF
86Highwood, MTPopulation: 17072FA+CA+C+CD+
87Stevensville, MTPopulation: 2,28072CABB+D+BF
88Chester, MTPopulation: 78072C+A+CACD+F
89Elliston, MTPopulation: 24372FAC+ABBD
90Woods Bay, MTPopulation: 49872D+D+B+A+BB+F
91Malta, MTPopulation: 1,91172CA+AAD+DF
92Lakeside, MTPopulation: 2,28572FDA+AC+B+F
93West Yellowstone, MTPopulation: 1,41372B+D+A+ACB+F
94Helena Valley West Central, MTPopulation: 8,29372FC+BABBD
95Lewistown Heights, MTPopulation: 45472DC+BB+ABF
96Carlton, MTPopulation: 84871FDAAAB+F
97Twin Bridges, MTPopulation: 33571D+A+CA+CCF
98Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MTPopulation: 9,27771AA+C+BD+CF
99Conrad, MTPopulation: 2,57271CA+BB+CDF
100Eureka, MTPopulation: 1,12371CA+A+CDCF
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