Bozeman Micropolitan Area the fastest growing in the nation
Census data released in 2016 ranks Bozeman No. 1 in the nation for micropolitan area population growth from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015. The area's estimated population grew from 97,276 people to 100,739 people, or approximately 3.6 percent.
Local nonprofit releases socioeconomic reports by county
To help planners, officials, media, and others access information quickly, Headwaters Economics has developed a clickable map that provides detailed socioeconomic reports for every county’s economy in the country. The PDF profiles are available to anyone and show trends for population, employment, personal income, earnings and jobs by industry, non-labor income, and more—along with helpful explanatory text, citations, and additional resources.
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Montana Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Closure of the Yellowstone River
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the river conditions resulting in the closure of the Yellowstone River that began Aug. 19, 2016. Applicants may apply online using SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply Named 2016 Montana Employer of Choice
Businesses are nominated by their respective employees and local Job Services determine one winning employer from each category to compete at the state level. The award is given based on the following criteria: Employee Benefits/Initiatives, Leadership & Workplace Culture, Employee Training/Development, Community Orientation. Murdoch's employs approximately 600 team members in Montana.