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Pros

-Nearby mountains
-Water recreation
-Pleasant summers

Cons

-Low ethnic diversity
-Isolation
-Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Billings Metro Area


Montana’s largest city, Billings is a growing cultural and business center for a large area in Montana and northern Wyoming. Since the days of Lewis and Clark, it has also served as a transportation gateway between the plains to the east and the mountain areas to the west. The area is characterized by the dramatic landscape to the west, pleasant summer weather, and a strong Western flavor. Not unlike other mountain towns Boise, Spokane and Reno, the combination of local services, small town flavor, the setting and recreational opportunities draw some permanent migrants, retirees, and seasonal population, and provides some employment servicing these groups.


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Highlights


  • Location: South-central Montana along the Yellowstone River
  • Country: United States
  • State: Montana
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  • Metro Area: Billings Metro Area

Quick Facts About Billings


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Billings Metro Area is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Billings Metro Area jobs have Increased by 2.82 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Billings Metro Area's cost of living is 3.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Billings Metro Area's population is 168,283 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 37.47 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Billings Metro Area is $203,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 31.45 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Billings Metro Area public schools spend $10,222 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.6 students per teacher in Billings Metro Area.

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