Bozeman

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

3
243/265
Details
Large apartment$1700.00
Medium apartment$1300.00
Small apartment$950.00

Cost of Living

N/A
Details
5km taxi ride$6.70
A Cappuccino$3.90
A beer$1.90
A kilogram of Apples$4.40
Bread$0.84
Lunch$13.00
Monthly fitness club membership$54.00
Monthly public transport$20.00
Movie ticket$9.60

Startups

3
181/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.27
Coworking spaces [score]0.41
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co3
Meetups [score]0.12
Meetups groups8
Meetups members2372
Number of investors13
Number of startup events in the last 12 months54
Number of upcoming meetup events2
Startup climate scene [score]0.42
Startup events6
Startup events [score]0.28
Startups [score]0.41
Total number of startups25

Venture Capital

3
140/223
Details
Venture capital [score]0.30

Travel Connectivity

1
243/265
Details
Airport hub7
Airport hub [score]0.12
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.12

Commute

N/A
Details

Business Freedom

9
69/263
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

7
158/265
Details
Crime rate [score]1.00
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year17
Guns per 100 residents125
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.54
Lack of guns [score]0.39
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.46

Healthcare

9
41/264
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.99
Healthcare quality [score]0.92
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

4
149/239
Details
Best university in rankingMontana State University
Best university ranking550
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]0.10

Environmental Quality

10
3/265
Details
Air quality [score]1.00
Cleanliness [score]0.94
Drinking water quality [score]0.98
Urban greenery [score]0.99

Economy

7
16/262
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area1.00
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.87

Taxation

4
179/265
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.25
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175

Internet Access

6
117/265
Details
Download speed (Mbps)31.05
Internet access (download) [score]0.60
Internet access (upload) [score]0.56
Upload speed (Mbps)13.37

Leisure & Culture

2
257/264
Details
Art galleries29
Art galleries [score]0.31
Cinemas3
Cinemas [score]0.17
Comedy clubs [score]0.10
Concert venues6
Concerts [score]0.14
Historical sites1
Historical sites [score]0.10
Museums7
Museums [score]0.28
Performing art venues20
Performing arts [score]0.31
Sport venues2
Sports [score]0.10
Zoos [score]0.10

Tolerance

7
152/265
Details
LGBT Equality Index44.09
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.43
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT employment discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT gender changing rights✖ Illegal
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.93

Outdoors

6
35/265
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.71
Median peak in meters2356.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)1473.00
Water access [score]0.52
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Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$1,500$2,000
$1700
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$54
Movie ticket$10
Broadband internet connection$43
Monthly public transport$20
Lunch$13
-34%
compared to
San Francisco
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Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$57,258
Median salary
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Taxation

Personal taxation

Effective income tax rate

14%
For annual salary of $40000
20%
For annual salary of $80000

Value added tax (VAT)

0%
Standard tax rate. Different rates might apply for certain product categories.

Compared to other cities

209/265

Corporate taxation

Compared to other cities

113/262
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Embassies

Consulate General of Afghanistan in Los, Angeles, United States

120 South Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, United States

Phone: +1-310-288-8334,+1-310-288-8334

U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan

Great Massoud Road, Wazir Akbar Khan , Kabul, Afghanistan

Phone: (+93) 700-10-8001

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People in Bozeman

Population of Bozeman

54,600
149 /km²
259/264
Density (people per unit of area)
13%
Growth in 2015-2020
Bozeman

Demographics of United States

Median age
38
Elderly people
15%
Life expectancy at birth
80
GDP per capita (in USD)
$54,597
12/262
Unemployment
5%
117/263

Languages

English proficiency score
100
1/228
Common spoken languages
English

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Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

326

Climate type

Warm Summer Continental

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in the Yellowstone Country of Montana.

Bozeman is a picturesque city in Gallatin County, Montana. It is the largest city in Gallatin County and is the county seat. Bozeman residents are known as Bozemanites.

With a population of 37,280 at the 2010 census, Bozeman is the fourth largest city in the state. The city is named after John M. Bozeman, founder of the Bozeman Trail. Located in the fastest-growing county in the state, Bozeman is an All-America City (awarded in 2001). In 2003 Bozeman was ranked #5 of the 40 Best College Towns in the USA by Outside Magazine. The American Cities Business Journal ranked Bozeman as the #1 Small Business Market among cities of comparable population sizes (awarded in 2005).

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Good Country Index

Every city comes with a country. How is this one doing in terms of giving back to the global community? Our friends at The Good Country Index measure what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity, and what it takes away, relative to its size.

Overall ranking

United States
23rd from a total of 163 countries

World Order

26th

Refugees hosted

Refugees generated

Charity giving

Birth rate

UN Treaties signed

International Peace & Security

66th

Dues in arrears to UN peace keeping budgets

International violent conflict

Peacekeeping troops

Arms exports

Internet security (2014)

Planet & Climate

34th

Ecological footprint

Reforestation since 1992

Hazardous pesticides exports

CO2 emissions

Ozone

Prosperity & Equality

46th

Development assistance

FDI outflows

Fairtrade market size

UN volunteers abroad

Open trading

Culture

53rd

Freedom of movement

Press freedom

Creative services exports

UNESCO dues in arrears as % of contribution

Creative goods exports

Science & Technology

20th

Nobel prizes

Patents

Journal exports

International publications

International Students

Health & Wellbeing

12th

Pharmaceutical exports

Voluntary excess donations to the WHO

Food aid

Humanitarian aid donations

International Health Regulations Compliance

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