Montana's Economy 7th Strongest in Nation with Robust Growth in 2021
May 4, 2022
Governor Greg Gianforte today announced Montana's economy grew an inflation-adjusted 6.7% in 2021, the seventh largest rate of growth in the country. It also marks the sharpest rate growth in Montana in more than 40 years. Montanans' personal income also grew by 8.5% in 2021, the fastest increase in 15 years.
"Thanks to hardworking Montanans, our state had an economic boom last year, despite inflation and the pandemic. Montanans' earnings increased at the fastest rate in 15 years, and we're producing more than we have in near two generations. The Last Best Place is a great place to live, wo...