Fort Shaw 58 Below average
Fort Shaw Livability #239 ranked city in Montana#20,121 ranked city in the USARanks better than 31% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Fort Shaw

  • Cost Of Living

    The cost of living in this region is notably lower than the national average, encompassing everyday goods, housing, utilities, transportation and health care expenses.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are attributed to this area, possibly pointing to a favorable home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A large portion of amenities are not ideally situated within walking distance, potentially requiring residents to utilize a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Access to public transportation in this particular area may be limited, which can result in longer-than-average commute times to reach workplaces.

  • Crime

    This area exhibits elevated crime rates per 100,000 residents, which may suggest it's a potentially unsafe place to reside. These rates encompass both property and violent crimes.

  • Employment

    Low income levels and high unemployment rates results in a low score in the employment category. It could prove difficult to find well-paying employment in this area.

  • Schools

    The lower than average schools score may be influenced by below-average education levels, subpar reading and math scores and the lack of access to local elementary and high schools.

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      Fort Shaw transportation information

      Statistic Fort Shaw Montana National
      Average one way commute0min18min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.8%75.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool18.2%10.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%5.1%2.8%
      Working from home0.0%6.3%4.6%
      Source: The Fort Shaw, MT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).