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Analysis: University of Montana athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

University of Montana sports programs brought in $78,447 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Montana that year, according to a Montana Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Montana posted 23rd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Montana ranked No. 23 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Montana posted 16th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Montana ranked No. 16 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Montana gets ‘C’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Montana ranked No. 14 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Montana ranked No. 30 in average charitable giving

Montana residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,609 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Montana has 37th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Montana posted the 37th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Carroll College has most student athletes in Montana

Carroll College ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Montana Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Montana’s population rose 0.9% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Montana’s population increased by 9,215, or 0.9 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Billings 69% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Billings is $141.74, 69 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned over $870,000 for Montana schools in 2016

University of Great Falls wrestling brought in $22,722 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Montana that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Missoula County has lowest home affordability in state

Missoula County posted the lowest home affordability index in Montana, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Missoula among counties with worst home affordability

Missoula County ranked No. 170 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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