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Best Places To Live In Montana 2017

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Big Timber, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,460
80
  • Four Corners, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,264
78
  • Glasgow, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,327
78
  • Red Lodge, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,337
78
  • Montana City, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,683
78
  • Miles City, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,553
78
  • East Helena, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,497
78
  • Clancy, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,699
78
  • Dillon, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,181
78
  • Choteau, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,616
77
  • Bozeman, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,123
77
  • Bigfork, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,375
77
  • Plentywood, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,752
77
  • Baker, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,843
76
  • West Glendive, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,972
76
  • Colstrip, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,243
76
  • Laurel, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,887
76
  • Forsyth, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,831
76
  • Black Eagle, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,233
76
  • Columbus, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,250
75
  • Big Sky, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,694
75
  • Fort Benton, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,364
75
  • Lolo, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,994
75
  • Livingston, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,086
75
  • Whitefish, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,542
75
  • Townsend, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,033
75
  • Belgrade, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,625
75
  • Park City, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,072
75
  • Roundup, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,740
75
  • Shelby, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,096
75
  • Three Forks, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,837
75
  • Ennis, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 843
74
  • Ulm, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 541
74
  • Gardiner, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,229
74
  • Manhattan, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,267
74
  • Great Falls, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,017
74
  • Conrad, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,600
74
  • White Sulphur Springs, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,151
74
  • Orchard Homes, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,410
74
  • Malmstrom AFB, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,625
73
  • Seeley Lake, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,174
73
  • Absarokee, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,074
73
  • Farviews And Pattee Canyon, Missoula, MT
  • (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,140
73
  • Southeast, Helena, MT
  • (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,900
73
  • Lower Rattlesnake, Missoula, MT
  • (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,329
73
  • Billings, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 106,979
72
  • Lockwood, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,943
72
  • Glendive, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,167
72
  • Scobey, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,096
72
  • Columbia Falls, MT
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,765

Montana: Big Sky Country

Many people today want to move out of big cities and to a state with few people. In the western part of the United States, there are a lot of great states to choose from. Montana is a state where less than a million people call home. This is a state that has low taxes, and you can build a buy a nice home there for less than other parts of the country. If you are looking for a place to start a family or just a great place to start over, few states are better than Montana. Here are a couple of things that you need to know about this state.

There are a lot of reasons to move to Montana. One of the biggest reasons for many people is the educational system. A lot of people love the fact that the educational system is ranked so high versus other states in the area. The state emphasizes education even outside of children. There are a variety of quality universities in the state. The great thing is that these universities are much less expensive than others in the general area. The cost of living is lower in this state than others.

No one wants to live in a state with high taxes. Montana likes to help its citizens by cutting taxes in any way that it can. Over time, this has allowed a lot of people to move into the area to start companies. The jobs growth is high in this state, and a lot of people expect that trend to continue in the years ahead. Some people who work remote jobs like to move to the state because of the low taxes.

Perhaps the biggest selling point about Montana is the fact that the state has a lot of cheap land. If it is your dream to own a lot of land and a big house, the prices in Montana make everything much easier in this area. Over time, a lot of people have purchased land and animals on their land to help themselves live a healthy lifestyle. Although this is not appealing to everyone, it is a great way to live for some. This is only possible because Montana is so inexpensive to live in.

If you love sports, Montana has a lot of things to offer. Although no major professional teams play in the state, Montana does enjoy a lot of success with college athletics. The Montana Grizzlies recently moved up to a higher division in college football because of their success.

With various cities and neighborhoods, finding the best places to live in Montana isn't easy. We'll give you a head start as these cities are our picks for the best places to live in Montana. To further customize your list of the best places to live in Montana, you can also specify your search radius, population size, home/rent budget and what metrics are most important to you.