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
1Happys Inn, MTPopulation: 6579FAA+A+B+A+F
2Gallatin River Ranch, MTPopulation: 6079BC+A+A+D+A+F
3Dillon, MTPopulation: 4,14979AA+A+ACC+F
4South Hills, MTPopulation: 34078FAA+A+AAD
5Jette, MTPopulation: 20378FAA+A+BAF
6Big Timber, MTPopulation: 1,57278C+A+A+B+CC+D
7Rocky Point, MTPopulation: 7278FAA+A+C+A+F
8Somers, MTPopulation: 1,11678DAA+A+BBF
9Frenchtown, MTPopulation: 1,56678CCA+AB+BF
10Bear Dance, MTPopulation: 41678FAA+A+BA+F
11Forest Hill Village, MTPopulation: 22878FAA+A+BAF
12Ennis, MTPopulation: 88378BAA+ACBF
13Colstrip, MTPopulation: 2,39578FA+A+AB+CF
14Bigfork, MTPopulation: 4,35678ADA+ACAF
15Livingston, MTPopulation: 7,07177A+AB+BCBD
16East Helena, MTPopulation: 2,03177DAA+AC+BD
17Four Corners, MTPopulation: 2,99877C+DA+ABAF
18Choteau, MTPopulation: 1,80877CA+A+B+CCF
19Black Eagle, MTPopulation: 1,06377B+A+A+CD+D+D+
20Helena, MTPopulation: 28,38177A+AD+AC+BD
21Kerr, MTPopulation: 23677FAA+AB+AF
22Townsend, MTPopulation: 2,04177CA+A+BCCD
23West Glendive, MTPopulation: 1,99776D+A+A+B+BC+F
24Helena West Side, MTPopulation: 1,30876DA+A+B+CBD
25Shelby, MTPopulation: 2,86476C+A+A+B+CCF
26Laurel, MTPopulation: 6,76376BA+ABC+C+D
27Bridger, MTPopulation: 91776D+A+A+BCD+D
28Joliet, MTPopulation: 61776DA+A+B+CC+D
29Forsyth, MTPopulation: 1,82576D+A+A+B+CCF
30Bozeman, MTPopulation: 37,61976A+CC+A+CB+F
31Orchard Homes, MTPopulation: 5,49176C+D+A+AC+B+F
32Great Falls, MTPopulation: 58,49876A+A+D+B+CC+F
33Absarokee, MTPopulation: 1,09376FA+A+ACBD
34Billings, MTPopulation: 104,37476A+ADB+C+BD
35Glasgow, MTPopulation: 3,26876BA+A+B+CCF
36Indian Springs, MTPopulation: 15176FC+A+A+A+AF
37Miles City, MTPopulation: 8,42876B+A+B+B+CD+F
38Deer Lodge, MTPopulation: 3,12476BA+A+B+CD+F
39Plentywood, MTPopulation: 1,62676CA+A+AC+CF
40Belgrade, MTPopulation: 7,43976AB+BACBF
41Columbia Falls, MTPopulation: 4,69076B+B+AB+CBF
42Finley Point, MTPopulation: 56775FAA+A+D+AF
43Lolo, MTPopulation: 3,37475DC+A+ABBF
44Sedan, MTPopulation: 14675FC+A+A+B+AF
45Baker, MTPopulation: 1,83275D+A+A+B+CD+F
46Three Forks, MTPopulation: 1,63675FAA+AC+C+F
47Whitefish, MTPopulation: 6,40275A+D+BACB+F
48Hardin, MTPopulation: 3,51075BA+A+BD+D+D
49Fort Benton, MTPopulation: 1,47875DA+AAC+CD+
50Spokane Creek, MTPopulation: 19375FC+A+A+BB+D
51Biddle, MTPopulation: 3875FABA+BBD
52White Sulphur Springs, MTPopulation: 1,01775D+A+A+B+D+CD
53Roundup, MTPopulation: 1,82575CA+A+C+CD+D
54Scobey, MTPopulation: 1,07975DA+A+A+CD+F
55Lewistown, MTPopulation: 5,89775BA+AB+D+CF
56Coram, MTPopulation: 45975DAB+AB+BF
57Big Sky, MTPopulation: 2,26675DDA+A+BAF
58Clancy, MTPopulation: 1,55374FD+A+A+B+B+D
59Marysville, MTPopulation: 7174FC+A+ABBD
60West Glacier, MTPopulation: 37274D+ABA+C+BF
61Red Lodge, MTPopulation: 2,35374AC+D+AC+BD
62Columbus, MTPopulation: 1,98274CA+BBCC+D
63Libby, MTPopulation: 2,66774BA+ABDCD
64Missoula, MTPopulation: 66,98274A+CDACB+F
65Kalispell, MTPopulation: 20,01674A+BDACBF
66West Havre, MTPopulation: 14674DC+A+BB+B+F
67Butte-Silver Bow, MTPopulation: 33,15974A+A+CBCCF
68Montana City, MTPopulation: 2,84574FDA+A+AAD
69Sidney, MTPopulation: 5,36074B+A+CBC+C+F
70Malta, MTPopulation: 1,91173CA+A+AD+DF
71Lake Mary Ronan, MTPopulation: 6773FAAAC+B+F
72Ulm, MTPopulation: 57573FC+B+AB+BF
73Florence, MTPopulation: 77973C+CB+B+C+B+F
74Carlton, MTPopulation: 84873FDA+AAB+F
75Ismay, MTPopulation: 3273FAA+A+D+BF
76Fort Shaw, MTPopulation: 30073FAB+AB+BF
77Manhattan, MTPopulation: 1,39473DCA+B+C+B+F
78South Glastonbury, MTPopulation: 34073BDB+A+D+B+D
79Woods Bay, MTPopulation: 49873D+D+AA+BB+F
80Lockwood, MTPopulation: 6,60673D+A+B+C+CC+D
81Santa Rita, MTPopulation: 6473FD+A+A+A+BF
82Park City, MTPopulation: 94573DAC+B+BC+D
83St. Ignatius, MTPopulation: 79273CA+A+BD+CF
84Stevensville, MTPopulation: 2,28073CAB+B+D+BF
85Philipsburg, MTPopulation: 85273CA+BACC+F
86Boulder, MTPopulation: 1,29873FA+A+B+CCD
87Conrad, MTPopulation: 2,57273CA+AB+CDF
88Evergreen, MTPopulation: 6,69673BABBD+BF
89Seeley Lake, MTPopulation: 1,43073FBA+ACBF
90Lakeside, MTPopulation: 2,28572FDA+AC+B+F
91Sheridan, MTPopulation: 64272CA+C+ACC+F
92Sun Prairie, MTPopulation: 1,66472FA+A+B+C+CF
93Bonner-West Riverside, MTPopulation: 1,72572FA+A+BCCF
94Midvale, MTPopulation: 60372DAC+AC+BF
95West Yellowstone, MTPopulation: 1,41372B+D+A+ACB+F
96Gallatin Gateway, MTPopulation: 94672DD+A+B+C+B+F
97Elliston, MTPopulation: 24372FABABBD
98Helena Valley Northwest, MTPopulation: 3,52272FCA+B+BBD
99Lewistown Heights, MTPopulation: 45472DC+BB+ABF
100De Borgia, MTPopulation: 6772FAA+B+D+AF
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