Quality of Life

Montgomery County has something for everyone!

The county's desirable location invites an eclectic mix of businesses, individuals, and families. Montgomery County is home to many centers of art and culture allowing residents and visitors to enrich their lives through music, theater, festivals, fine dining, and much more. For those who enjoy nature and wildlife, Montgomery County offers 2,400 acres of forests, nature preserves, and wildlife areas for exploration. To see more of our great regional amenities, visit: https://livability.com/dayton-ohio/ or see the Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region from Culture Works, which includes a full directory of organizations, features on some of the region’s premier arts providers, a festival listing, and more! Whether you love dance, theatre, history, or literature, if you love arts and culture, the Guide can help you find your next arts experience!

Affordable Cost of Living

Montgomery County is the perfect place to find energy efficient, comfortable housing – whether you’re looking for a large suburban home, condo in the city, or something in between. Dayton is one of the most affordable regions in the country, and there are a number of historic districts and diverse neighborhoods throughout the region that are both friendly and convenient to buyers and renters alike.

Arts & Culture

Montgomery County and the Dayton region are known for their grassroots arts organizations, which are coveted by local citizens and recognized nationally for their excellence and vision. The area also hosts music festivals and theater events year-round at modern venues like Fraze Pavilion, entertaining and enriching the lives of all ages.


Families with children relocating to Montgomery County will find excellent primary and secondary educational options to choose from. Some of Ohio’s highest rated public schools are in this region. The area is also celebrated for having 42 higher education institutions within a 1-hour drive.


Whether you’re looking to take a long bike ride, hike in the woods, engage in competitive sports or just sit back with a fishing pole and relax, Montgomery County has something for all ages, whether they’re seeking out solace, adventure or a bit of both.