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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C-
Carlton is a town in Montana with a population of 700. Carlton is in Missoula County. Living in Carlton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Carlton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Carlton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$323,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$903
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    0%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    28%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Carlton

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,688
National
$55,322
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Carlton Reviews

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There are a lot of small companies, it is a small town with a good, store, restaurant, gas station, and hardware store. They are good stores with very helpful employes.
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The public is very well taken care of, at least to the best of the government's ability.
Its a pretty safe area it live in, not a lot of big crimes ever really happen.