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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.80% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Being a small town, Hot Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.