Montana is a state in the Western United States.
The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña.
Montana has several nicknames, none official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place".
Montana is ranked 4th in size, but 44th in population and 48th in population density of the 50 United States.
The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges.
Smaller island ranges are found throughout the state, for a total of 77 named ranges that are part of the Rocky Mountains.
The economy is …
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As of 2012, Montana has a total population of 971,741 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.61%.
The median home price Montana is $168,300 with the median age of the buyer being 34. Homes in Montana have appreciatied over the last by -2.37%.
Public schools in Montana spend approximately $6,961 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 10.5.
Montana has an unemployment rate of 5.90%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -2.92% with a projected future job growth of 28.26%.
Montana has an average commute time of 19.3 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Montana is a 2 in violent crime and a 5 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Montana, 47.170% of people are Democrats, 49.430% are Republicans and 3.393% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Montana was 971,741. Montana has a population density of 7 (how many people live in one square mile.
Family in Montana
The median age in Montana is 39.3, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 50.03% of the population of Montana, while females make up 49.97% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Montana is 2.42 people across 390,043. 59.08% of people are married in Montana while 40.92% are single.
|Local Population||Montana||United States|
|Households by Income||Montana||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||13.54%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||13.09%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||12.68%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||16.92%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||11.29%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||7.81%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||3.01%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||0.95%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.29%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Montana||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||14.14%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||19.19%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||25.73%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||2.09%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||10.74%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||11.21%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Montana||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-2.92%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||28.26%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$23,332||$26,372|
As of 2012, Montana consisted of 27.07% renters and 60.77% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -2.37% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Montana Housing||Montana||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$168,300||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||34||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$12.18||$11.20|
|Montana Homes by Value||Montana||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||4.56%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||4.97%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||4.97%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||5.61%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||6.68%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||20.47%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||16.85%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||19.46%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||7.16%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||3.58%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||3.11%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||1.41%||2.07%|
|Montana Homes by Year Built||Montana||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||15.37%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||6.17%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||10.44%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.04%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||19.56%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||11.80%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||5.98%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||7.33%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||13.31%||15.21%|
41.56% of the people in Montana declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Montana Religions||Montana||United States|