Missoula, MT: What you need to know

Surrounded by more than 60,000 acres of wilderness, Missoula has repeatedly ranked on our Best Places to Live list,  offering residents a true western experience with a dose of culture and high quality of life. Known for it’s blue-ribbon trout fishing, Missoula is quickly gaining notice for its growing collection of beer breweries and unique restaurants. Both visitors and residents enjoy performances by the city’s symphony, University of Montana sports, an annual film festival and many great events.

Missoula, MT City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 69,190
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $41,421
Median Home Price $238,200
Walkscore 43

Missoula, MT Rankings

Missoula , MT Real Estate

Missoula's landscape gives it a head start, but its amenities keep it a best place to live

Missoula , MT Health and Health Care

Missoula , MT Business and Economy

List includes two hospitals and the University of Montana

It's a land of opportunity – a scenic land, that is.

Missoula, MT Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 49.8%
  Female 50.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 134
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Median Population

Median Age 32.5%
Age 18 Over 82%
Age 21 Over 74.6%
Age 62 Over 15.2%
Age 65 Over 12.3%


  Ethnicity White 91.4%
  Ethnicity Black 0.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 2.4%
  Ethnicity Other 0.2%


  Median Household Income $41,421
  Median Home Price $238,200
  Homes Owned 52.1%
  Homes Rent 47.9%
  Median Property Rent $763


  English Only 94.9%
  English Other 5.1%

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Commute Types

  Walked 7.2%
  Worked at Home 5.2%
  Public Transportation 2.3%
  Other Means 7.5%
  Drove Alone 69.2%
  Carpooled 8.6%

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