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
1Red Lodge, MTPopulation: 2,35380AC+A+AC+BD
2Dillon, MTPopulation: 4,14980A+A+A+ACC+F
3Happys Inn, MTPopulation: 6579FAA+A+B+A+F
4Gallatin River Ranch, MTPopulation: 6079BC+A+A+D+A+F
5Miles City, MTPopulation: 8,42879A+A+A+B+CD+F
6Jette, MTPopulation: 20379FAA+A+BAF
7Shelby, MTPopulation: 2,86479AA+A+B+CCF
8Livingston, MTPopulation: 7,07179A+AABCBD
9South Hills, MTPopulation: 34078FAA+A+AAD
10Bigfork, MTPopulation: 4,35678A+DA+ACAF
11Big Timber, MTPopulation: 1,57278C+A+A+B+CC+D
12Rocky Point, MTPopulation: 7278FAA+A+C+A+F
13Somers, MTPopulation: 1,11678DAA+A+BBF
14Orchard Homes, MTPopulation: 5,49178B+D+A+AC+B+F
15Laurel, MTPopulation: 6,76378AA+B+BC+C+D
16Frenchtown, MTPopulation: 1,56678CCA+AB+BF
17Bear Dance, MTPopulation: 41678FAA+A+BA+F
18Forest Hill Village, MTPopulation: 22878FAA+A+BAF
19Ennis, MTPopulation: 88378BAA+ACBF
20Four Corners, MTPopulation: 2,99878BDA+ABAF
21Colstrip, MTPopulation: 2,39578FA+A+AB+CF
22Bozeman, MTPopulation: 37,61977A+CBA+CB+F
23Lolo, MTPopulation: 3,37477CC+A+ABBF
24Black Eagle, MTPopulation: 1,06377B+A+A+CD+D+D+
25Sidney, MTPopulation: 5,36077AA+A+BC+C+F
26Hardin, MTPopulation: 3,51077B+A+A+BD+D+D
27Libby, MTPopulation: 2,66777A+A+A+BDCD
28East Helena, MTPopulation: 2,03177DAA+AC+BD
29Belgrade, MTPopulation: 7,43977A+B+B+ACBF
30Townsend, MTPopulation: 2,04177CA+A+BCCD
31Choteau, MTPopulation: 1,80877CA+A+B+CCF
32Kerr, MTPopulation: 23677FAA+AB+AF
33Bridger, MTPopulation: 91777D+A+A+BCD+D
34Billings, MTPopulation: 104,37476A+AFB+C+BD
35West Glendive, MTPopulation: 1,99776D+A+A+B+BC+F
36Glasgow, MTPopulation: 3,26876AA+A+B+CCF
37Fort Benton, MTPopulation: 1,47876DA+A+AC+CD+
38Helena, MTPopulation: 28,38176A+ADAC+BD
39Great Falls, MTPopulation: 58,49876A+A+D+B+CC+F
40Helena West Side, MTPopulation: 1,30876DA+A+B+CBD
41Columbus, MTPopulation: 1,98276CA+A+BCC+D
42Forsyth, MTPopulation: 1,82576D+A+A+B+CCF
43Montana City, MTPopulation: 2,84576FDA+A+AAD
44Joliet, MTPopulation: 61776DA+A+B+CC+D
45Absarokee, MTPopulation: 1,09376FA+A+ACBD
46Columbia Falls, MTPopulation: 4,69076AB+AB+CBF
47Indian Springs, MTPopulation: 15176FC+A+A+A+AF
48Plentywood, MTPopulation: 1,62676CA+A+AC+CF
49Finley Point, MTPopulation: 56775FAA+A+D+AF
50Coram, MTPopulation: 45975DAAAB+BF
51Sedan, MTPopulation: 14675FC+A+A+B+AF
52Deer Lodge, MTPopulation: 3,12475AA+B+B+CD+F
53Baker, MTPopulation: 1,83275D+A+A+B+CD+F
54Three Forks, MTPopulation: 1,63675FAA+AC+C+F
55West Glacier, MTPopulation: 37275D+AB+A+C+BF
56White Sulphur Springs, MTPopulation: 1,01775D+A+A+B+D+CD
57Roundup, MTPopulation: 1,82575CA+A+C+CD+D
58Kalispell, MTPopulation: 20,01675A+BD+ACBF
59Spokane Creek, MTPopulation: 19375FC+A+A+BB+D
60West Havre, MTPopulation: 14675DC+A+BB+B+F
61Butte-Silver Bow, MTPopulation: 33,15975A+A+C+BCCF
62Biddle, MTPopulation: 3875FAB+A+BBD
63Scobey, MTPopulation: 1,07975DA+A+A+CD+F
64Lewistown, MTPopulation: 5,89775A+A+C+B+D+CF
65Big Sky, MTPopulation: 2,26675DDA+A+BAF
66Evergreen, MTPopulation: 6,69674B+AABD+BF
67Missoula, MTPopulation: 66,98274A+CD+ACB+F
68Clancy, MTPopulation: 1,55374FD+A+A+B+B+D
69Marysville, MTPopulation: 7174FC+A+ABBD
70Whitefish, MTPopulation: 6,40274A+D+CACB+F
71Lake Mary Ronan, MTPopulation: 6774FAA+AC+B+F
72Ulm, MTPopulation: 57574FC+AAB+BF
73Lockwood, MTPopulation: 6,60674CA+AC+CC+D
74Florence, MTPopulation: 77974C+CAB+C+B+F
75Fort Shaw, MTPopulation: 30074FAAAB+BF
76South Glastonbury, MTPopulation: 34074BDAA+D+B+D
77Troy, MTPopulation: 86474C+A+A+CDCD
78Stevensville, MTPopulation: 2,28074CAAB+D+BF
79Woods Bay, MTPopulation: 49874D+D+A+A+BB+F
80Carlton, MTPopulation: 84874FDA+AAB+F
81Malta, MTPopulation: 1,91174CA+A+AD+DF
82Park City, MTPopulation: 94574DABB+BC+D
83Philipsburg, MTPopulation: 85274CA+B+ACC+F
84Helena Valley West Central, MTPopulation: 8,29374FC+A+ABBD
85Havre, MTPopulation: 9,42573A+A+DB+CCF
86Sheridan, MTPopulation: 64273CA+BACC+F
87Conrad, MTPopulation: 2,57273CA+A+B+CDF
88Glendive, MTPopulation: 4,99073BA+BBCCF
89Midvale, MTPopulation: 60373DABAC+BF
90Manhattan, MTPopulation: 1,39473DCA+B+C+B+F
91Elliston, MTPopulation: 24373FAB+ABBD
92Lewistown Heights, MTPopulation: 45473DC+B+B+ABF
93Santa Rita, MTPopulation: 6473FD+A+A+A+BF
94Gallatin Gateway, MTPopulation: 94673DD+A+B+C+B+F
95Broadus, MTPopulation: 61073BA+C+B+CD+F
96Highwood, MTPopulation: 17073FA+C+A+C+CD+
97West Yellowstone, MTPopulation: 1,41373B+D+A+ACB+F
98Ismay, MTPopulation: 3273FAA+A+D+BF
99Eureka, MTPopulation: 1,12373CA+A+CDCF
100Seeley Lake, MTPopulation: 1,43073FBA+ACBF
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