Missoula, MT Population

By | June 20, 2019

Population: 57,053. Estimated population in July 2020: 62,923 (+10.3% change)
Males: 28,352 (49.7%), Females: 28,701 (50.3%)

Missoula County

Zip codes: 59801, 59802, 59803, 59804, 59808.

Median resident age: 30.3 years
Median household income: $30,366
Median house value: $132,500

Races in Missoula:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.6%)
  • American Indian (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (17.2%), English (12.8%), Norwegian (9.5%), French (4.9%), Italian (4.5%).

Elevation: 3200 feet

Land area: 23.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Missoula

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Missoula city

  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.5% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,473 (+17.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Missoula:

  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER INC (2827 FT MISSOULA RD)
  • ST PATRICK HOSPITAL CORP (500 W BROADWAY BOX 4587)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Missoula:

  • MARCUS DALY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; HAMILTON, MT)
  • ST LUKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 48 miles; RONAN, MT)
  • ST LUKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-CAH (about 48 miles; RONAN, MT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Missoula:

  • MISSOULA INTERNATIONAL (about 6 miles; MISSOULA, MT; Abbreviation: MSO)
  • GLACIER PARK INTL (about 101 miles; KALISPELL, MT; Abbreviation: FCA)
  • BERT MOONEY (about 123 miles; BUTTE, MT; Abbreviation: BTM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Missoula:

  • STEVENSVILLE (about 24 miles; STEVENSVILLE, MT; Abbreviation: 32S)
  • ST IGNATIUS (about 32 miles; ST IGNATIUS, MT; Abbreviation: 52S)
  • RAVALLI COUNTY (about 43 miles; HAMILTON, MT; Abbreviation: 6S5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Missoula:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-MISSOULA (Full-time enrollment: 11,112; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MODERN BEAUTY SCHOOL INC (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 2700 Paxson Street #G; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • SAINT PATRICK HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 12; Location: 500 W BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MONTANA NANNIES INC (Location: 4812 CHRISTIAN DR; Private, for-profit)
  • STARFIRE MASSAGE SCHOOL (Location: 9819 WALDO RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.montana.com/massage)
  • BIG SKY COLLEGE OF BARBER STYLING INCORPORATED (Location: 909 SOUTH AVE W; Private, for-profit)
  • CONNOLE-MORTON REAL ESTATE SCHOOL (Location: 415 N HIGGINS; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Missoula:

  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 185 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 199 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 209 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 232 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; Full-time enrollment: 10,380)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 238 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 243 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 247 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)

Schools

Public high schools in Missoula:

  • BIG SKY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,374; Location: 3100 SOUTH AVENUE WEST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HELLGATE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,254; Location: 900 SOUTH HIGGINS; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SENTINEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,162; Location: 901 SOUTH AVENUE WEST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Missoula:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 554; Location: 2526 SUNSET LANE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • LOYOLA SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOO (Students: 232; Location: 320 EDITH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • CHRISTAIN ASSEMBLY FOURSQUARE (Students: 64; Location: 1001 CLEVELAND; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Missoula:

  • LOWER GRADE HELLGATE (Students: 774; Location: 2385 FLYNN LANE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PORTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 512; Location: 2510 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHIEF CHARLO SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 5600 LONGVIEW DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEWIS & CLARK SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 2901 PARK; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 645 WEST CENTRAL AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COLD SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 2625 BRIGGS STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MEADOW HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 4210 RESERVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PAXSON SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 101 EVANS; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HELLGATE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 2385 FLYNN LANE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAWTHORNE SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 2835 SOUTH 3RD WEST; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Missoula:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 503 EDITH ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SUSSEX SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 1800 SOUTH 2ND WEST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • DOWNTOWN SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 308 WEST PINE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CLARK FORK SCHOOL INC (Students: 35; Location: 2525 RATTLESNAKE DR; Grades: PK – 5)
  • PRIMROSE MONTESSORI (Students: 32; Location: 600 SOUTH AVE E PO BOX 3354; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOO (Students: 26; Location: 1010 CLEMENTS RD; Grades: 2 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Missoula:

  • MISSOULA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $953,977; Location: 301 E MAIN; 201,111 books; 6,815 audio materials; 3,461 video materials; 320 serial subscriptions)