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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Lewis and Clark County is located in Montana with a population of 65,989. Lewis and Clark County is one of the best places to live in Montana. Living in Lewis and Clark County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. 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
65,989

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$212,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$802
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
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

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    421
    283
  • Murder
    3
    6
  • Rape
    166
    41
  • Robbery
    68
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    518
    500
  • Theft
    3,286
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    308
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$59,170
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

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