Joliet is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 649 people and just one neighborhood, Joliet is the 100th largest community in Montana. Much of the housing stock in Joliet was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Joliet is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Joliet is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Joliet who work in sales jobs (18.05%), office and administrative support (10.15%) and management occupations (8.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Joliet is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Joliet really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Joliet perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Joliet, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.68 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
For a small town, Joliet has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Joliet exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.