Missoula County leads state in new job creation
Missoula County added more jobs than any other county in the state over the past year, according to statistics from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
A total of 1,720 more jobs exist here now compared to July of last year, for a total of 62,256 jobs. That’s more than Yellowstone County’s (home to Billings) 1,216 new jobs or Gallatin County’s (home to Bozeman) 154 added jobs. Flathead County lost 723 jobs, while Ravalli County gained 814.