Screenshot (highlights added) from Worst Cities to Live in Every State. (24/7 Wall St., 9/8/2017)
Overall, Missoula gets a grade of A- at Niche.
Where it looks as though 24/7 Wall Street has already weighed in.
And on another front, a website called Neighborhood Scout, there's this thoroughly generic observation.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Missoula [Ames, Amherst, Fayetteville, Iowa City, Lincoln, State College], it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Missoula [Ames, Amherst, Fayetteville, Iowa City, Lincoln, State College] provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Perhaps one of the best albums from the early 1970s you've never heard. (Although it's likely you've heard other artists cover his songs.)