Montana Cost of Living

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Montana cost of living score
Less expensive
0.0% lower
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the Montana average
Montana gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 100, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 0.0% lower than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for Montana.


Housing costs in Montana?
A typical home costs $441,800, which is 30.7% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average Montana home, at $441,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Montana costs $990 per month, which is 30.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $990.

Can I afford Montana?
To live comfortably in Montana, a minimum annual income of $84,600 for a family, and $30,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Montana?
The cost of living in Montana State is typically lower than the national average. Housing prices are generally lower, and the median home price for a single family home is around $240,000. Groceries, utilities, and health care costs tend to be below the nation's average as well. Montana also has no state sales tax or estate taxes, which adds even more savings to residents' pockets. Although Montana does not have a large city with high cost of living prices like other states may, there are still some areas that can be expensive such as Bozeman and Whitefish. However, overall most people find that living in Montana State is an affordable option with a great quality of life.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesMontana, MontanaUnited States

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 3 years ago

I've lived in Roy for me entire life it is a great town. Everyone are Friends if you need help someone will help you. There is a School that teaches k-12 and has sports:  More

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Hello! I’m looking for some input regarding relocating to MT. I’m currently living in SC, but grew up in CA. I am a stay at home mom and my husband works in banking.  More

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Over 9 years ago

I am black, my husband is white; all I've ever wanted to do is visit the lakes and mountains of Montana. I am wondering how likely it is to be accepted there in terms  More

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