Where ‘Born and Raised’ Montanans Live
If you have spent your entire life under the Big Sky, odds are you are proud of our state's heritage. We also see many folks from other states who dream of being part of that heritage. So where do most of the locals reside and where can you find the most "out-of-staters?"
The Montana Free Press recently used data from the last Census, to compile information on how many Montana residents are actually "from here." The results are that roughly 53% of Montanans are NOT from Montana.
And the following info-graphic shows a breakdown of specific counties. You'll notice that Ravalli County has quite a few "out-of-towners."