Montana at a Glance
Montana is the 4th largest U.S. state by area, and the 44th in terms of population with just over 1 million residents. Its the 48th most densely populated state. Montana has a median family income of $68,905, and a median age of 39.8.
Montana, also known as Big Sky Country, is located in the western U.S., bordered by Idaho to the west, Colorado to the south, and North and South Dakota to the East. It also shares a border with three Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan. The capital of Montana is Helena, and Billings is the largest city.
Montana Jobs & Economy
Montanas economy is based largely on agriculture. Mining, lumber and tourism are other key industries. Popular jobs in Montana include loading machine operators, forest and conservation technicians, and explosives workers.
Montana Unemployment Rate
Montanas unemployment rate is well below the national average at 4.2%.