Missoula's neighborhood trends, Lolo
By Brint Wahlberg, The Wahlberg Team
(Windermere Real Estate)
All so often Missoula's surrounding communities are not mentioned when we talk numbers and stats, so for my year-end reports I picked the three that are close to Missoula. This isn't so much a "neighborhood" report as it is a community or town report. First off, lets start with Lolo. Lolo is just 8 miles south of Missoula via highway 93. It began to grow very rapidly during the boom years of the early 2000's as it was considered a more affordable alternative to Missoula and a very quick trip for commuters. Lolo has grappled with it's growth and maintaining it's small-community feel, their school has gone through vast expansions, and the area has benefited from various commercial property expansion as well. When pulling these numbers for Lolo I'm just including the main community o...