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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Montague is a town in Michigan with a population of 2,636. Montague is in Muskegon County. Living in Montague offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Montague there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Montague and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Montague are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$105,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$598
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Montague Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    127.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    127.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,272.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42.4
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Montague

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,750
National
$55,322
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Montague Reviews

2 reviews
SMALL TOWN VERY GOOD POLICE FORCE, LAY BACK PLACE,GOOD SCHOOLS, GREAT ROADS, WHITE LAKE,LAKE MICHIGAN. CHRISTMAS PARADE, FOURTH OF JULY PARADE. PUNKIN ROLL SO MANY THING TO DO WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS
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Montague is a small town located on the lake on Michigan. It is a well social community and is filled with many farms. However, there are many outdoor activities to do in this area.