Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, primarily those who have chronic diseases or those who are in need of continuous care, proximity to hospitals can be a key factor in determining what type of care best fits their needs. In total, there is one hospital located in Bozeman which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Bozeman include Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a major influence in choosing which community fits best. The sales tax in Bozeman is 0.00%. Per month, the median rent in Bozeman is around $1,318 and the median home value in Bozeman is $310,792. The rent burden for Bozeman is around 19.9% of the average monthly income.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Weather and climate, especially air quality and moisture, is a big factor in choosing which city meets the needs of your loved one. On average, Bozeman has a humidity level of about 28%. Humidity levels are highest in December at approximately 38%. Bozeman has a warm-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Bozeman is about 29.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its highest during December at approximately 63.9. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. During the summertime, Bozeman is about 66°F. The low summer temperature is roughly 44°F during June. The summer high peaks at around 90°F in July. In the winter, the average temperature in Bozeman drops to roughly 24°F. The peak winter temperature is about 39°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is around 9 °F in the month of December. Monthly, Bozeman gets about 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in June with an average of 3 inches in a month. For snowfall, Bozeman receives an average of 62.80 inches of snow per year.
Demographics and Values
In terms of crime, Bozeman has 27.7 property crimes per 1000 residents and 3.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Bozeman, 67.0% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Bozeman 7.4% practice Catholicism, 7.0% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 4.1% worship the Church of Jesus Christ. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Bozeman, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. Racially, the population of Bozeman is 2.3% Asian, 1.2% Native American, 2.4% mixed race, 0.6% black, 0.4% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 93.1% white, and 2.8% Hispanic. Out of the total population of Bozeman, 20.5% live in poverty, 7.7% do not have health insurance, 73.4% participate in the labor force, and 2.9% consider themselves widows. In terms of education, 56.8% have a college degree, 22.0% have a graduate degree, and 13.3% have a high-school diploma. In Bozeman, 5.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Bozeman is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the previous presidential election, 10.7% voted for a third party candidate, 44.2% voted Republican, and 45.1% voted Democrat in Gallatin county. The current population of Bozeman is growing at a rate of 0.034%. Bozeman has a population density of 894 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 52.3% are male and 47.7% are female. The median age of Bozeman is 28 years old. In Bozeman, 16.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.3% are over the age of 60, 3.3% are over the age of 70, and 2.6% are over the age of 80.
An overview of Montana
Based on natural beauty, Montana ranks 22nd in the nation. There are 65 hospitals and 64 health centers that service a population of 1,071,601. St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Montana has a cost of living index of 104.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 105.1 and a housing index rating of 111.6. Overall, Montana ranks 29th in quality of life and 28th in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Montana ranks 46th in the country for diversity. The state has a median age of 40 and 33% of its population being over the age of 55. In Montana, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,778 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 56% voted for the Republican candidate while 36% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Montana is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Montana is around 65°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Montana drops to around 23°F. The average high winter temperature is around 44°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -3°F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 60%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 82% in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 4.69 inches. On average, the state receives 1.27 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Montana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Montana can include floods and earthquakes (moderate) and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Montana
The state of Montana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of the bittersweet family, adnate moonwort, bedstraws, and the bellflower family. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gars, the catfishes, the bison, or the killfish. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.