Just outside of Bozeman is the town of Belgrade.  With a population of just under 10 thousand back in 2020, Belgrade has grown a whole lot over the last few years as the housing and rent prices have forced folks to move outside of the Bozeman city limits.

Belgrade certainly has a lot of positives going for it.

There are several local businesses that are totally worth checking out.  Plus, you've got the airport and spectacular mountain views. However, that's not all, according to one online publication, Belgrade is a liberal mecca.

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Yep. You read that right, Belgrade Montana is one of the most liberal cities in Montana.

Republicans x Democrats

According to Road Snacks, Belgrade comes in second when it comes to the most liberal cities. In fact, Belgrade even beats out Bozeman. I'll be honest, I was shocked to find this out, I mean, who knew? I certainly didn't.

According to the article, the Top 5 Most Liberal Cities in Montana are:

  1. Missoula
  2. Belgrade
  3. Bozeman
  4. Helena
  5. Livingston

How did they determine this data? It seems that they used information such as the percentage of registered Democrats, number of contributors to Democrats per capita, and dollar amount contributed to Democrats per capita.


So what is the percentage of Democrats living in Belgrade? According to the data, darn near half with 45.1 percent of registered voters claiming to be Democrats. In fact, that is in line with the number of registered voters in Bozeman that identify as Democrats.

It looks like Belgrade and Bozeman have a lot more in common than we thought.  As the old saying goes, you learn something new every day.

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