We love Montana and so do a whole lot of other folks. Hence the reason people continue to move here on the regular.

Every year a list of the safest cities in Montana comes out. The list for 2024 has come out, and according to Area Vibes, here are 5 of the Safest Cities In Montana, 2024 edition.

Here is a recap of last year's safest cities (2023)

Top 5 Safest Cities In Montana, 2023

Like every state, there are always going to be a few towns that make us think twice about moving there or deciding where to raise our kiddos. But like I always say, "negative yells and positive whispers". The same goes for crime and violence; we hear about all the drug busts, assaults, break-ins, etc. It's not very often we hear about all the great things right?
Well, the list came out from Safewise, and we now know where the Five Safest Cities In Montana are.

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#5 Lewistown: Population of under 5k, Lewistown is perfect for anyone looking for a small town feel with big views.

#4 Bozeman: Bozeman has the largest population in the top 5 with just under 60k residents. Home to Montana State University, you will have numerous choices for schools, shopping, and of course, dining.

#3 Orchard Homes: Under 6k people call Orchard Homes, home. You will find the convenience of having Missoula right around the corner if you choose the #3 safest city in Montana as your next stop.

#2 Columbia Falls: Sitting along the Flathead River, Columbia Falls has made lists for not only being safe, but for also being one of the BEST places to live in Montana.



Whitefish: The list goes on and on for the #1 ranked city in Montana. A state park, beaches, mountains, fishing, the list is endless for Whitefish. If you are an outdoor enthusiast looking for a place to call home where you can still enjoy all of life's passions, Whitefish is your spot.

To compile the list, Area Vibes takes into consideration reported property crime and violent crime.

cc: Area Vibes Website

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