Anaconda is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 9,106 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Anaconda is the ninth largest community in Montana. Anaconda has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Anaconda isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Anaconda are a mix 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 healthcare (11.54%), office and administrative support (11.00%), and food service (10.82%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.29% 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Anaconda spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.57 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Anaconda who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.06% of the adults in Anaconda have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Anaconda in 2010 was $25,107, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,428 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Anaconda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.