Rentals in Montana

The average household size of rented homes is 2.23 persons in Montana. It is home to 483,006 housing units. Renters account for 122,114, or 30.3% of the occupied homes in Montana, and home owners account for 69.7%. The average rent for an apartment in Montana in the last 12 months has been $587. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $522, $759, and $541 respectively.

The capitol of Montana is Helena and the population of Montana is 989,415. The most populated cities in Montana are Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Butte, and Bozeman.


Weather and Climate

The Western United States is home to Montana, Montana residents experience either a semiarid or highland climate. It rains an average of 15.3 inches in Montana. Summer temperatures average around 81 degrees for the high and 46 for the low. Winters are cold in Montana, with the average winter temperatures averaging at a high of 32 degrees and 8 for the low, and an annual average snowfall of 38.1 inches.

Population Demographics

The median age in Montana is 40.1 years, with 38.8 years for men at and 41 for women. 50.4% of the population is male and 49.6% female. Montana contains 483,006 households, with each home averaging $42,666 in annual income. 10% of Montanans live in poverty, and 17.3% of its population does not have any health care coverage or insurance.

Sports Universities and Education

Montana is home to several universities including the University of Montana, Montana State University, and Montana Tech of the University of Montana. 28.7% of its population is enrolled in college or university and 19.8% have a bachelor's degree. Montana has no major league sports.

Industry and Employment

Montana’s top industries include mining, lumber and wood products, food processing, and tourism. Montana employs 467,674 residents, and it takes them 18.6 minutes to drive to work each day. 4.8% of Montana's population is unemployed.