MSU economist says trend of people moving to Bozeman likely to continue for next few years

BOZEMAN — Despite a pandemic, it seems like the city of Bozeman is doing great economically. But that comes with advantages and disadvantages.

“What we’re seeing in the last year and a half is an unprecedented surge in housing prices driven in large part by the availability of relatively high-income folks to relocate in places of their choosing,” said Dr. Vincent Smith, an economics professor at Montana State University.