Anaconda is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 9,139 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Anaconda is the ninth largest community in Montana. Much of the housing stock in Anaconda was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Anaconda is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anaconda is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anaconda who work in office and administrative support (12.22%), healthcare (8.74%), and food service (8.59%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Anaconda is worth considering.
The percentage of adults in Anaconda who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.62% of the adults in Anaconda have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Anaconda in 2010 was $23,951, which is upper middle income relative to Montana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,804 for a family of four. However, Anaconda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Anaconda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Anaconda residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Anaconda include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Anaconda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.