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. 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, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Anaconda who work in office and administrative support (11.32%), food service (9.39%), and healthcare (9.39%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.58% 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.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Anaconda rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.82% of adults 25 and older in Anaconda have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Anaconda in 2010 was $23,156, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,624 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Anaconda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.