Hot Springs is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 551 people and just one neighborhood, Hot Springs is the 103rd largest community in Montana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Hot Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hot Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hot Springs is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hot Springs who work in management occupations (15.74%), sales jobs (14.35%) and office and administrative support (10.19%).
Also of interest is that Hot Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Hot Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hot Springs spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Hot Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.