Billings has landed the #24 spot in a recent survey entitled the “Top 100 Best Places to Live in America.”
Published online by livabilty.com, the survey purports to have “examined more than 1,000 cities based on thousands of data points measuring economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics, social and civic capital, education and health care.”
Billings joined several other cities in the region to have landed in the top third of the list, including Boise, which took the No. 1 spot.
Jilan Hall-Johnson, managing owner of the Sassy Biscuit Co. in downtown Billings, is quoted in the article:
“Billings is such a unique place. There’s a vibe here in Billings that is willing to embrace originality. There’s space for everyone in Billings. Billings offers something for everyone, like Halloween on Clark Avenue, the farmers market for the small-towners, big-name musicians at the Pub Station and great movies downtown at Babcock Theatre for the city goers.”
Click here to read what else the survey says about Billings.
Sioux Falls, S.D. came in at #7, Fargo, N.D. took #11 and Bismarck landed on the list at #15.
In Montana, Helena came in close behind Billings at the #27 spot. Great Falls took the 97th spot.