Known for a plethora of hydroelectric dams, Electric City is split into nine neighborhoods, or councils. As you can imagine for a city that is only 19.5 square miles there isn’t much distinction between neighborhoods. Many of the homes built in Great Falls area were actualized during the 1950s and before the 1930s.
You can nab a one or two bedroom apartment for around $400-600 or a three bedroom for around $800. If the apartment market is looking sluggish, go with a rental company or discover a smaller two bedroom house for under $1,000.
A concentration of apartment buildings can be found on the west side of the River up until 14th Street North. Moving west from 14th Street North until 57th Street South you will find a bounty of housing as well. The Benefis/College area (Montana State University and Benefis Bariatric Institute) will foster some housing, but mostly in the realm of student housing.
In Great Falls, the winters are long (6-9 months) and they’re cold. Make sure your new apartment has a fully functioning heater and it’d be wise to inquire what heating bills typically run in any given complex. Won’t hut to incorporate that added cost into your monthly budget.
Good luck finding your new apartment. If all else fails, ask your future neighbors. If there’s one thing the people of Great Falls are, it’s friendly. Welcome home!