Best Places to Live

Bozeman, MT

Population: 40,319

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With a slogan like, “The most livable place,” Bozeman – nestled in the southwestern part of Montana – offers something for everyone. This tech-savvy community gets the best of both worlds with beauty and outdoor recreation galore and tech businesses like Oracle in their backyards. This city ranked in the top 15 for small business loans and the top 10 for both high wage job growth and household income growth. Culture isn’t lost on this town with a ranking in the top 20, while affordable housing and affordable food expenditures both rank in the top 10. Combine all of that and add a commute time ranking in the top 3 and you can see why Bozeman is a town for entrepreneurial ventures. The city also ranks in our Top 100 Best Places to Live and Top 10 Best Winter Cities.