Great Falls is the Electric City founded in 1884. The Missouri River provides the city with the inspiration for its name because of the 500 feet of a series of rapids and 5 waterfalls. It was the home of Charles M. Russell, one of Montana’s most treasured artists and cowboys. Population: 55,000
Standard of Living
All information was collected from a survey distributed to MT AmeriCorps members in Winter 2009-2010.
75% of AmeriCorps members live with other AmeriCorps members
25% live with non-members
25% live in an income based apartment and pay an average of $25/month
75% pay an average of $275/month
Utilities are included in rent.