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Missoula, MT

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Welcome to Missoula, known as the “Garden City” because it has mild winters compared to the rest of the state. Although outdoor activities are plentiful, there is much to offer in this friendly, literate city. Missoula is also home to the University of Montana and Montana Museum of Art & Culture. For nature lovers, forests abound. You can also visit nearby Yellowstone National Park. If you are looking for a more laid-back life, Missoula may have the answer.

Missoula Apartments


Copper Run at Reserve
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2


Mullan Reserve
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


$995 studio in Kalispell-302 W 119 5th Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


Riverside Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5


Beds: 1
Baths: 1


Lincoln Hotel Apartments
Beds: Studio-1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Missoula, MT is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 11.23%
  • 8.55%
  • 6.05%
  • Female
  • 9.24%
  • 6.97%
  • 4.46%
is average rent in Missoula, MT
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 9.33%
  • 7.26%
  • 6.77%
of units are available for rent in Missoula
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 734
  • 108
  • 748
Getting Around in Missoula, MT

Walk Score®
Transit Score®
"Minimal Transit"
The average commuter time in Missoula is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.04%
  • 3.7%
  • 0.7%

Treasures and Thespia

Missoula is more than just miles of peaceful forest. It also has plenty of artistic offerings as well. The Montana Museum of Art and Culture is at the University of Montana, home to one of the oldest collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest area. There are nearly 11,000 art treasures here, with works by both American and European masters. Nature lovers cannot go wrong with The Natural History Center, which offers naturalist certification courses and trivia nights. Children love the Missoula Children’s Theater, which offers kid-friendly plays as well as after school classes for budding thespians.

Thrills and Treasure

Outdoor adventure seekers have plenty to keep them busy in Missoula. From hiking and skiing to kayaking and watching wildlife, Missoula has all the scenic natural beauty anyone could ask for. There are more than 400 breathtaking acres of city parkland, and 22 miles of walking trails. Grab a hard hat and try your luck as a miner for a day searching for sapphires at nearby Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine. Rafting enthusiasts will get a thrilling water experience with Bitterroot and Blackfoot River rafting trips. The famous Clark Fork River offers everything from leisurely boat rides to fly fishing trips.

Delicious and Fresh

Missoula offers more than outdoor recreation and arts, however. There is a diverse range of delicious dining there as well. Start your day off with a steaming cup of fresh-roasted coffee at the Catalyst Cafe & Espresso, which opened as Montana's first coffee cart. If traditional Italian is what you crave, Caffe Dolce features delicious fresh fare from dawn until dusk, including homemade gelato. Fine dining can be found at Seasons Restaurant in the Double Arrow Lodge. The restaurant offers succulent seasonal items to suit all tastes, and has received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for its superb wine list.