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Missoula is a city in Missoula County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community name derives from Flathead word for "by very cold water"
The latitude of Missoula is 46.872N. The longitude is -113.993W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,209 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 60,722.
Ranked No. 5 among small cities in the ePodunk College Town Index, 2002
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21% of Missoula residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Missoula ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Missoula was $17,166, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Missoula residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Missoula include East Pine Street Historic District, Fort Missoula Historic District, Lower Rattlesnake Historic District, Missoula Southside Historic District, Northside Missoula Railroad Historic District, University Area Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Missoula, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $468. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $984.
Libraries in Missoula include Missoula Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Missoula include Missoulian
TV stations in Missoula include KECI, KMMF, KPAX, KTMF, KUFM.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KUFM.
Missoula County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Missoula political report.
Missoula restaurants taking online reservations include Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern - Missoula ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Missoula workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Missoula between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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