Missoula Metropolitan Area

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Location of the Missoula Metropolitan Statistical Area in Montana

The Missoula Metropolitan Statistical Area is located in the West-central portion of the state, the 2010 census put its population at 109,299 making it the 2nd largest metropolitan statistical area in Montana and the 331st largest in the nation between Decatur, Illinois and Bismarck, North Dakota.[1] As of July 1, 2011 Census estimates put the Missoula Metropolitan Area population at 110,138[2] making it only the second Metropolitan area in Montana to surpass 110,000 people.

It is the largest metropolitan areas between Boise, Idaho and Calgary, Alberta Canada and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho[3]and Billings, Montana.

Counties[edit]

Communities[edit]

Places with more than 67,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

  • Clinton (Census-designated place)
  • Frenchtown (Census-designated place)
  • Wye (Census-designated place)

Unincorporated places[edit]

Ghost Town(s)[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 95,802 people, 38,439 households, and 23,140 families residing in the county. The population density was 37 people per square mile (14/km²). There were 41,319 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was:

Historical Populations[edit]

Census Pop.  %±
1870 2,554 -
1880 2,537 -0.7%
1890 14,427 468.7%
1900 13,964 −3.2%
1910 23,596 69.0%
1920 24,041 1.9%
1930 21,782 −9.4%
1940 29,038 33.3%
1950 35,493 22.2%
1960 44,663 25.8%
1970 58,263 30.5%
1980 76,016 30.5%
1990 78,687 3.5%
2000 95,802 21.8%
2010 109,299 14.1%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2009/CBSA-EST2009-01.csv.
  2. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/data/metro/totals/2011/index.html
  3. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/16/16055.html
  4. ^ http://factfinder.census.gov/ retrieved 2010-09-01