How have the numbers changed over the past 7 years? Here are some stats from 2011:
As of 2011, Bozeman’s population was 39,764 people
The median home in Bozeman costed $272,400
There were 12.1 students per teacher in Bozeman
The unemployment rate in Bozeman was 6.5%
The average commute time was 18 minutes
Here is where we are at now!
As of 2016, Bozeman’s population was 45,250 people, but based on this growth (of 1,100 new residents a year) they are expecting 50,000 by 2020
The median home in Bozeman has skyrocketed to $425,000 in 2018.
There are 17 students per teacher in Bozeman which is higher than the MT average of 14:1
The unemployment rate in Bozeman is at 2.7% (as of November 2017)
The average commute time is still 18 minutes in bozeman, but commuters in Gallatin and Park counties are seeing longer commute times as there are only a couple of routes to adjacent cities like Belgrade and Livingston.
How do you feel about these numbers? Does the low unemployment rate and growth make you WANT to move here or does it deter you? Let us know on our Facebook post!