Missoula, Montana Houses for Sale

Located in the western part of the state of Montana and a city and seat of Missoula County, the city is located in Clark Fork at the Columbia River, at Bitterroot River’s mouth, near the Bitterroot Range in the broad valley. The first white settler in the area founded the St. Mary’s Mission at the neighboring Stevensville. Missoula started as a trading post along Mullan Road, a wilderness trail that is located between Fort Benton, Montana, and Walla Walla, Washington. The area was formerly called Hellgate Village, wherein the etymology of the name at the present is uncertain but it was thought that it was derived from a Salish Indian phrase that means “cold water.” The area’s development started when it became a division point on the Northern Pacific Railway and the eventual founding in 1893 of the University of Montana.

Missoula, MT Prices for Houses for Sale

857,059 +4%
776,890 +28%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Missoula Homes for Purchase

133 +60%
112 -10%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

34 +9%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 116  
Police Civilians 28  
Total Arrests 1,961 (2020)
Total Incidents 5,341 (2020)
CrimeScore 43.82  
National Rank 3983rd  
Statewide Rank 31st  

Local Statistics

Population 76,848 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,426 (9.67%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 6
Arson 15
Assault Offenses 970
Bribery 1
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 274
Counterfeiting/Forgery 73
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 875
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 752
Embezzlement 15
Extortion/Blackmail 2
Fraud Offenses 482
Homicide Offenses 7
Kidnapping/Abduction 23
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,314
Motor Vehicle Theft 185
Prostitution Offenses 5
Robbery 32
Sex Offenses 141
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 24
Weapon Law Violations 22

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