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Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by TomCat88 » Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:09 am

After a 33% increase from 2010 Gallatin is now the second highest population in Montana.


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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by Cat Grad » Fri Aug 13, 2021 7:48 am

This link has a few data points and factoids one who has lived in areas that experienced extreme population growth (Georgia from the late 70s until early 2000s) find many similarities. Although 33% in ten years seems large, what would it be if there were the same type of large construction companies to handle the housing demand and infrastructure Georgia attracted in the eighties?

Those four counties with over 100k would experience nightmares given our reluctant nature toward accepting transplants (and those returning to Montana after successful careers elsewhere) and our inability to get through all the logistics involved in building for that growth. Case in point would be how long it takes to get an oil well drilled in Montana versus Wyoming or North Dakota. North Dakota drilled 100 wells to the one that got approved in Montana. Another example is our farce of cell service outside the metropolitan areas of Montana.

Anyway, here's a link with decent data points:

https://montanafreepress.org/2021/08/12 ... tion-data/



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by BelgradeBobcat » Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:34 pm

I was very surprised by that-especially since Missoula County isn't exactly stagnating.
Bozeman will likely pass Great Falls to be the third largest City in Montana in a couple of years.
I don't think Bozeman will catch Missoula in the 2020's-and nobody's catching Billings for a while.
Belgrade is now Montana's 8th largest City.



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by Cat Grad » Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:56 pm

BelgradeBobcat wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:34 pm
I was very surprised by that-especially since Missoula County isn't exactly stagnating.
Bozeman will likely pass Great Falls to be the third largest City in Montana in a couple of years.
I don't think Bozeman will catch Missoula in the 2020's-and nobody's catching Billings for a while.
Belgrade is now Montana's 8th largest City. www
We were Class C when I was a Panther. Still hate Bozo too! Parents would drive to Butte, Helena or Billings before they'd spend a dime in all the Bozeman Rosary owned businesses and they loved to read about the public high school losing...guess I picked up a lot of what the Valley towns thought of the county seat...



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by TomCat88 » Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm

I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.


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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by Cat Grad » Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:27 pm

TomCat88 wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm
I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.
From a military historical perspective (and being part Native American), I'd disagree with you! But, I think I'll just watch a couple youtube videos of The Indian and the White Guy instead.



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by TomCat88 » Fri Aug 13, 2021 7:06 pm

Cat Grad wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:27 pm
TomCat88 wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm
I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.
From a military historical perspective (and being part Native American), I'd disagree with you! But, I think I'll just watch a couple youtube videos of The Indian and the White Guy instead.
:lol:

that sounds great!


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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by ilovethecats » Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:12 am

TomCat88 wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm
I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.
Then the deadly Covid is perfect



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by TomCat88 » Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:07 am

ilovethecats wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:12 am
TomCat88 wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm
I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.
Then the deadly Covid is perfect
:lol: Yeah, disease is one way to do it, but I'd like to think we're smart enough to figure out a way to do that without a lot of suffering. Like just stop having so many kids.


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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by Cat Grad » Sat Aug 14, 2021 8:49 am

TomCat88 wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:07 am
ilovethecats wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:12 am
TomCat88 wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm
I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.
Then the deadly Covid is perfect
:lol: Yeah, disease is one way to do it, but I'd like to think we're smart enough to figure out a way to do that without a lot of suffering. Like just stop having so many kids.
You know, I've spent a lot of the summer on Table Rock Lake and in Kansas and many of the transplants there are really into watching George Carlin Youtube videos. I'm really against abortion. BUT!!!! I think we ought to do something Carlin suggested. Give everybody a chance and then if they really are as stupid as all those he observed, give retroactive abortion a shot! I mean, those recipients of the Darwin Awards aren't enough and Covid isn't working on all those worthy of Darwin Awards. What say you? Was the cynical George Carlin right?



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by grizzh8r » Sat Aug 14, 2021 10:51 pm

TomCat88 wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:07 am
ilovethecats wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:12 am
TomCat88 wrote:
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:20 pm
I think worldwide population growth is bad in our current environment.
Then the deadly Covid is perfect
:lol: Yeah, disease is one way to do it, but I'd like to think we're smart enough to figure out a way to do that without a lot of suffering. Like just stop having so many kids.
Ask any Chinese man looking for a wife how that's working for him right now...


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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by wbtfg » Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:33 am

Interesting growth map.




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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by The Butcher » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:45 am

I wonder where the 75 refugees from Afghanistan will resettle.



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by rollo_tumasi » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:47 am

Butcher, are you trying to turn this into a political thread? Already have withdrawals??


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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by wbtfg » Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:53 pm

The Butcher wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:45 am
I wonder where the 75 refugees from Afghanistan will resettle.
I think it’s Missoula. I believe there’s a refugee non profit there.



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Re: Gallatin passes Missoula in population

Post by The Butcher » Sat Sep 18, 2021 4:20 pm

wbtfg wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:53 pm
The Butcher wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:45 am
I wonder where the 75 refugees from Afghanistan will resettle.
I think it’s Missoula. I believe there’s a refugee non profit there.
Interesting. Thanks.



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