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Pros

-Nearby mountains
-Pleasant summers
-Small-town atmosphere

Cons

-Harsh winters
-Isolation
-Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Great Falls Metro Area


Great Falls is an agricultural and commercial center located at the foot of the Rockies and the western terminus of the Great Plains. The wilderness of the Lewis and Clark National Forest to the west and Glacier National Park to the northwest provides excellent recreational opportunities. Helena, the state capital, lies 90 miles to the south. The area is quiet and attractive, but is isolated geographically and doesn’t benefit from the tourism that bolsters the economy of other Montana cities.


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Quick Facts About Great Falls


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Great Falls is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Great Falls jobs have Increased by 1.20 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Great Falls's cost of living is 4.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Great Falls's population is 59,638 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.24 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Great Falls is $157,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 25.39%.
    SCHOOLS
    Great Falls public schools spend $8,474 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Great Falls.

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  11/22/2014
Community

Great Falls has a wonderfully supportive culture. Neighbors really do help neighbors here. We have the Air Force Base and are grateful for all they add to our... (Read More)

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  11/18/2011
I like Great Falls

I've lived here 14 years. Originally from Sacramento, CA. I'm very happy here. Yes, it's cold in the winter, but you get used to it. It makes you really appreciate the... (Read More)

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  8/14/2011
Not for us

A few thoughts about Great Falls- 1. It re-defines the term "isolated". The nearest city is hours and hours away, unless you count Helena, which in many ways is... (Read More)

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