12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Montana 1 Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park. 2 Editor’s Pick Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. 3 Museum of the Rockies. 4 Big Sky Resort. 5 Helena. 6 The C.M. Russell Museum Complex. 7 The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. 8 The World Museum of Mining.
The state is situated in the Northern Rockies and Plains region in the northwestern United States . It borders the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan to the north, the U.S. states North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, Wyoming to the south and Idaho to the west and southwest.
Montana naturally encourages exploration of the outdoors, physical activity, and has some of the most enjoyable natural sights in the entire country. One of the best parts about living in Montana according to most residents is that the state enables an easy balance of modern convenience and small-town comfort.
7 Best Cities in Montana Missoula . Missoula , Montana | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Helena. Helena | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Bozeman . Bozeman . Kalispell. Kalispell, seen from Jewel Basin Hiking Area | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Butte. The World Museum of Mining in Butte. Billings . Billings from the Rimrocks | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Great Falls.
An amount below 100 means Montana is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Montana , Montana is more expensive. Montana cost of living is 94.0.
|COST OF LIVING||Montana||United States|
Top 10 Must-Have Montana Meals Huckleberry Macaroons, Polebridge Mercantile, Polebridge, Montana (Worth that extra drive north!) Bison Meatballs, Haskill Station, Whitefish, Montana (Labelled an appetizer but a solid meal) Breakfast frittatta, Hidden Moose Lodge, Whitefish, Montana (Best breakfast in the state, hands down)
Montana Is Full of Great Places to Live Although far down the list of most populous states, Montana has two cities ranked among Livability’s 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live . The college towns of Bozeman, home of Montana State University, is ranked No. 96; and Missoula, home to the University of Montana is ranked 59.
Montana is considered to be a moderately Republican state. There is a small percentage of Hispanic and African American votes. In the last ten presidential elections Montana has voted Republican, except in 1992.
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According to the American Fact Finder 2012, the poverty level of Montana is 15.5% of the population with an estimated 152,199 people in the state living below the poverty threshold.
Top 100 Jobs Relatively More Common in Montana Than Elsewhere
|Rank||Job||Local Popularity Index|
|2||Logging equipment operators||18.8|
|3||Petroleum pump system operators , refinery operators , and gaugers||15.1|
|4||Forest and conservation technicians||13.9|
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The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Montana Billings . Home to about 106,000 people, Billings is Montana’s largest city. Great Falls . Great Falls , often described as a “cowboy version of Mayberry,” offers a small-town experience at the confluence of the Missouri and Sun rivers. Kalispell . Bozeman . Helena .
We’ve known this for a long time, but can now prove it with science. There’s a new study that has declared that Wyoming is a better place to live than Colorado or Montana . Homesnacks just shared their 10 Best States to Live In America for 2019 list.