Here Are The Top 10 Least Diverse Cities In Montana
A study came out showing the diversity or the lack of diversity throughout the state of Montana, and it came up with the 10 least diverse cities in Montana.
What went into the study? First, Roadsnacks took towns with populations of 5,000 or more then they looked at the census for each of those towns and came up with a list of "Whitest cities in Montana". These statistics were taken in April 2022.
Whitefish has a population of a little over 8,000, an unemployment rate of 4.1%, and a poverty rate of 6.2%.
The cute town of Livingston is home to over 7,690 residents. Has an unemployment rate of 2.1% and a poverty rate of 14.1%.
Just a few miles down the road from #9 on the list, Belgrade has just over 9,100 citizens, a .8% unemployment rate, and a poverty rate of 11.1%.
The smallest town on the list is Lewistown, with a population of almost 6,000, an unemployment rate of 6.1%, and a poverty level of 21.6%.
A little more than 6,700 people call Laurel home. The unemployment rate is just shy of 2.5%, and the poverty level is just under 6%.
6. Miles City
Miles City is sitting around 8,300 residents, an unemployment rate of 4.5%, and a poverty rate of 13.1%.
The 3rd largest town on the list is Kalispell. With a population of 23,935, Kalispell has an unemployment rate of 6.5% and a poverty level of 14.3.
8. Anaconda-Deer Lodge County
With just over 9,000 residents, this county has an unemployment rate of 3.7% and a poverty rate of 23.6%.
This is the largest town on the list. Bozeman has a population of over 48,000, an unemployment rate of 3.5%, and a poverty rate of 17.2%.
The state's capital is home to a little over 32,000 and hosts a 3.6% unemployment rate and a poverty rate of 11.8%.
You can read the entire article along with the sources and other state-wide polls taken right HERE.
cc: RoadSnacks, US Census