Montana

Capital: Helena
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
1,028,317
Population 2016 1,038,656
Population 2017 1,050,493
Below Poverty 2014 15.4
Below Poverty 2015 14.6
Below Poverty 2016 13.3
Below Poverty 2017 12.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 61.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 60.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 60.6
Unemployed 2015 4.2
Unemployed 2016 4.1
Unemployed 2017 4.0
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 3.7
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 1 of 4,315
STATE FACTS
The most visited place in Montana is Glacier National Park, known as the crown jewel of the continent. It lies along Montana's northern border and ajoins Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada, forming the world's first International Peace park.
Montana has the largest grizzly bear population in the lower 48 states.
Montana's name comes from the Spanish word for mountain.