Montana has affordable homes, with primarily residential homes available for rent, followed by condos, apartments, and townhouses. Billings is a large and continually growing city with access to water and mountain recreation and Missoula offers outdoor recreation and a college town atmosphere filled with young and progressive people, combined with students, ranchers, and nature lovers.
Yellowstone County is the most populous county in Montana and is named after the Yellowstone River, which has yellow rocks along the shores. It is home to yellow sandstone cliffs and Billings, a growing city with a strong economy. It has a mix of both older and contemporary neighborhoods Missoula County, with Missoula as its largest city and county seat, is known for its valleys and rivers as well as its mountainous region. The Rocky Mountains brings about a variety of wildlife and an array of plant life, including the ponderosa pine, which is the state tree. Gallatin County, which is named after the Gallatin River, is home to the Big Sky Resort, the largest ski resort in the United States. Bozeman, located in Gallatin County and in the southwestern part of the state, is a large city that is home to Montana State University and offers recreational options and scenery.
Healthcare is Montana's largest industry, with the state's largest employers in this field including Billings Clinic, Public Health and Human Services, St. Vincent Healthcare, Kalispell Regional Medical Center and Benefis Health System. Aageson Farm is the state's largest agricultural employer and Montana State University is the largest education employer. Other major employers in Montana include J F Overman Construction and Big Sky Resort. The Blackfeet Nation, which lives on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwest Montana, is the largest tribal employer and runs numerous businesses for the benefit of its people. Other major industries in Montana include beer microbrewing, lumber and mineral extraction, and tourism.