On The Move? Top 4 Fastest Growing Cities In Montana
Montana continues to be one of the most popular states to move to. In fact, recent data shows that more folks are moving to Montana than moving out.
So which cities are hot spots for new Montana move-ins? It seems almost all of them.
According to Move Buddha, every city in the state is seeing more people coming in than leaving. However, certain cities are seeing major growth. So which Montana cities are growing the fastest? Let's take a look at the Top 4 Fastest Growing Cities in Montana.
In true countdown fashion, we will start with number 4 and work our way down to the top spot.
4) Great Falls
Great Falls has a population of just under 60,000 people and has several things going for it, including affordable home prices in comparison to other Montana cities. Great Falls also has plenty of outdoor activities and fun and interesting museums.
Plus, the city is right next to Malmstrom Air Force Base.
Kalispell has a population of just under 25,000 and is the northern-most city of the top 4. It's a gateway to Glacier National Park and has a restored downtown area with lots of fun and unique shops. Just north of Flathead Lake, summers are busy in Kalispell and filled with folks traveling from all around.
With a population of over 50,000, Bozeman is certainly on the move. In fact, the population has increased significantly over the last decade. Home of Montana State University, Bozeman is an outdoor lovers' paradise with hundreds of trails and plenty of snow skiing close by. Downtown Bozeman is an eclectic place filled with artwork, designer clothes, and lots of great restaurants.
Missoula has a population of over 75,000 and is the second-largest city in the state. Home of the University of Montana, Missoula, much like Bozeman, has all the outdoor fun you could want. Also, much like Bozeman, housing prices have increased significantly in the last few years as people continue to move to the area. Missoula has lots of things to do and the downtown area is a popular place to grab some fantastic food or a great drink.
So there you have it, your Top 4.
Interestingly enough, all four cities do have one thing in common: they all have at least two times the number of people moving than they have moving out.