Best Places to Live

Missoula, MT

Population: 69,190
LIV
SCORE
619
Taylar Robbins/Destination Missoula

A stellar health-care system, lots of affordable housing and high performing schools help Missoula stand out when it comes to why this city has been a Top 100 Best Place to Live for three straight years. Natural amenities that include mountain ranges, three rivers and more than 400 acres of parkland ensure residents have plenty of options when it comes to enjoying the great outdoors. Missoula’s vibrant downtown draws students from the University of Montana and residents across the region who come to enjoy coffee houses, restaurants, bookstores and breweries.

Missoula, MT Ranking Data

Civic
60
Demographics
26
Economy
53
Education
69
Health
81
Housing
71
Infrastructure
66