Bozeman Area Quick Facts:



  • Bozeman Population: ~50,000

  • Gallatin County Population: ~119,000

  • Montana State University Student Population: ~16,700



  • Median Home Sold Prices:

    • Bozeman City: $749,000

    • Greater Bozeman Area: $1,200,000

    • Belgrade Area, under 1 acre: $550,000

    • Belgrade Area, 1 acre+: $1,090,000

    • Data source: Big Sky Country Multiple Listing Service





  • Bozeman Elevation: ~4,800 feet

  • Bozeman Total Annual Precipitation (including snowfall): 20 inches

  • Bozeman Annual Snowfall: 91 inches

  • Belgrade Total Annual Precipitation: (including snowfall): 16 inches

  • Belgrade Annual Snowfall: 40 inches

  • Average Monthly High/Low Temperatures (Fahrenheit):

    • January: 34/15

    • April: 55/31

    • July: 82/52

    • October: 57/32






  • Top Employers By Number Of Employees:

    • Montana State University (~3100 not including grad assistants)

    • Local and Federal Government (~3000)

    • Bozeman Health Deaconess Regional Medical Center (~2400)






  • Bozeman Accolades:

    • #1 Best-Tasting City Water in Montana, #2 Best Tasting in the U.S. (American Water Works Association, 2017, 2018, 2019)

    • #1 Lowest Crime Rate in Montana Per Capita (National Council for Home Safety, 2019)

    • #1 Micropolitan in the U.S. for Economic Strength (POLICOM, 2018)

    • One of the 10 Best Places in the U.S. To Raise a Family (livability.com, 2018)

    • #1 Best Place to Live in the U.S. (New York Post/TimeOut magazine, 2016)

    • One of the Top 16 Must-See Places in the World (Los Angeles Times, 2016)

    • One of the Top Best Places to Retire (Money magazine, 2014)

    • #1 Best Place in America to Reboot Your Life (Sunset magazine, 2014)

    • One of the 10 Best Streets In America, (American Planning Association, 2012)

    • #1 City in North America to Live & Ski (Powder magazine, October, 2010)

    • Best Places to Retire (U.S. News & World Report, 2007)

    • Top 15 Best Sports Cities in U.S. (Outside Magazine, 2007)

    • #1 Smaller City for Quality of Life (BizJournal, 2006)