Are there cities with the best quality of life in Montana in 2024?

Which cities in Montana are among the best for quality of life?

Ask any Montanan what the best state in America is and I would bet that 9 out of 10 will say the Treasure State.

We are truly blessed to live in a state that has so much to offer its residents, but do others outside of Montana feel the same way?

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A quality of life chart⁠


Is Montana still the last best place in America?

Personally, I think Montana has a great quality of life and truly lives up to its nickname “The Last Best Place.”

Unfortunately, it's not up to me to judge whether Montana is one of the best in terms of quality of life.

This task was undertaken by the Forbes website, which evaluated each city's crime rate, air quality and quality of education to determine the 15 cities with the best quality of life in 2024.

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A neon sign that says “The Last Best Place”


Unfortunately, not a single city in Montana made the top 15

While it may be sad that Montana isn't on the list of cities with the best quality of life, it could actually be a good thing.

We've seen a huge influx of people moving to our state over the last half-decade, and we may be deterring newcomers now that we're no longer showing up on lists touting us as a great place to live.

If you're curious about which cities made the list, you can check out the gallery below. 👇

Cities with the best quality of life in 2024

According to Forbes, here's a look at the 15 cities that offer the best quality of life in 2024.

Gallery photo credit: Billy Jenkins

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