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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    C+
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    C
  9. Health & Fitness
    A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A
  11. Commute
    A
Lewis and Clark County is located in Montana with a population of 67,077. Lewis and Clark County is one of the best places to live in Montana. In Lewis and Clark County, most residents own their homes. In Lewis and Clark County there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lewis and Clark County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lewis and Clark County are above average.
Population
67,077

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$230,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$825
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Lewis and Clark County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    420.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    3
    6.1
  • Rape
    165.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    68.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    518.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,285.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    308.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Lewis and Clark County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,130
National
$55,322

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