Missoula is a demographically diverse city notable for its educated, skilled populace. With a very high quality of life, amazing access to Montana’s outdoors activities and a thriving arts community, Missoula is a great location for locals and tourists alike.

  • 41.4% of adult residents have a bachelor’s degree (28.2% national average).
  • 19% of adult residents have a graduate or professional degree (10.4% national average).
  • Education index is 138, compared to 100 for the U.S.
  • 93.9% of adults age 25-plus have completed high school or above.
  • 50,000+ potential employees.
  • 80% employed in white-collar positions such as professional services, health care, business, management, financial operations and sales.
  • Educational, health and social services are top employment sectors at 27%.
  • Manufacturing, wholesale trade and construction make up approximately 13% of employment.
  • Median household income is $37,317 for city residents and $43,895 for county residents; both well below the national median of $52,762 (2011).
  • Total population of 62,415 (2010), with a population growth of 9.4% since 2000.
  • Median age is 32.50 years.

(All information and data from the Missoula Economic Partnership)

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