Missoula is filled with a colorful array of people and things. You cannot sum up Missoula in one brief explanation. Missoula is comprised of many different neighborhoods. Each with its own offering to the community and is part of what makes Missoula so special.

In this series, we'll take a look at information from the City of Missoula's Neighborhood Profiles for each of Missoula's Neighborhoods, with all data cited below coming from the Neighborhood Profile. In this article, we'll look at the Captain John Mullan neighborhood.

Where is the Captain John Mullan Neighborhood?

The Captain John Mullan neighborhood is bordered to the south by Mullan Road, to the North by Highway 10, and Reserve Street to the east. This neighborhood is constantly expanding west, as it seems to be the focal point of Missoula's growth. With 1,041 acres of open space, 5.6% is tree covered and 27% of the total area is public.

Who Lives in the Captain John Mullan Neighborhood?

The Captain John Mullan neighborhood is where many people call home. In fact, 51% of the homes are owner-occupied. The age of homes in the neighborhood were mostly built at the turn of the century starting in 2001. Only a small portion of the neighborhood was built prior to the 2000s. The median rent at $$1,081 which is substantially higher than the $895 average for Missoula. The median home price in the Captain John Mullan area is slightly lower than Missoula's average. The median home price is $460,000  while the city median home price is $519,000. The median income at $56,631 in the Mullan area is slightly higher than Missoula's median income of $54,820. The median age trends are slightly older at 38.6 years old compared to the city's median age of 33.8 years old. Most residents fall in the 25-34 year range, with the 35-44 age in a close second.

Key Features of the Captain John Mullan Neighborhood: Parks and room to grow

The Captain John Mullan neighborhood includes 2 parks and a community garden. 44 Ranch Park and Pleasant View Park are all located within the neighborhood. For families with school-aged children, the neighborhood is also home to Hellgate Elementary School.

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