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Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which location works best. The rent burden for Hamilton is about 17.8% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Hamilton is about $165,501 and the median rent is around $748 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Hamilton is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.0% Native American, 0.0% other or not specified, 2.6% mixed race, 2.8% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, 95.4% white, and 0.0% black. In terms of education, 31.0% have a college degree, 11.5% have a graduate degree, and 31.4% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 52.4% are female and 47.6% are male. The median age of Hamilton is 50 years old. In Hamilton, 21.7% live in poverty, 56.5% participate in the labor force, 10.9% do not have health insurance, and 9.7% are widows. Hamilton has a population density of 753 people per square mile. In Hamilton, 14.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Montana
Based on natural beauty, Montana ranks 22nd in the nation. 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. Montana is ranked 29th in quality of life and 28th in healthcare. The state of Montana has 65 hospitals and 64 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,071,601. The three highest ranked hospitals in Montana are St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Montana ranks 46th in the country for diversity. In Montana, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,778 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 36% of Montana residents voted Democrat and 56% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 40, and 33% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 60%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 82% in the month of December. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23°F. The average high winter temperature is around 44°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -3°F during the month of January. 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 common moonwort, amaranth, bedstraws, and barberries. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the goldeyes, the mollies, the killfish, or the burbots. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.