Montana is a western state defined by its diverse terrain ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains. Its wide-open spaces include Glacier National Park, a vast wilderness preserve that passes into Canada. The park’s many snow-capped peaks, lakes and alpine hiking trails are showcased along its famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, stretching 50 miles.
The state of Montana has a population of 971,741, and is formerly abbreviated as MT. Montana has 390,043 households in the state, with an average of 2.42 people living in each of them. Of the 971,741 people living in Montana, 50.03% are male, 49.97% are female, 59.08% are married and 40.92% are single. 60.77% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $168,300 in the state.
Air quality in Montana is rated at 63/100, and water quality at 38/100. There are 219.7 physicians in Montana per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 5.90% in the state and the sales tax rate is 0.00%.
Average income per household in Montana is $44,370. 13.54% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 20.42% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.29% earn more than $500,000 per year.