Big Sky, MT

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Big Sky Profile


Overview

Big Sky is a very small town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 2,455 people and just one neighborhood, Big Sky is the 33rd largest community in Montana. Much of the housing stock in Big Sky was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Big Sky economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Big Sky, where the median household income is $76,188.00.

Big Sky home prices are not only among the most expensive in Montana, but Big Sky real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Big Sky is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Big Sky is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Big Sky who work in sales jobs (16.27%), food service (12.88%), and management occupations (11.52%).

Also of interest is that Big Sky has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Big Sky is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Big Sky has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Big Sky has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Big Sky than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Big Sky may be for you.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Big Sky spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.88 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

In Big Sky, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Big Sky is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Big Sky Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Big Sky. 54.87% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Big Sky in 2010 was $34,839, which is wealthy relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,356 for a family of four. However, Big Sky contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Big Sky home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Big Sky residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Big Sky include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Big Sky is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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TYPE OF Big Sky, MT HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Big Sky 0.101011101001110
Montana 3.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Big Sky VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Big Sky 0.101011101001110
Montana 26.24

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Montana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Montana

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Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bozeman High School
205 N 11th Avenue
Bozeman, MT, 59715
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.4% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.5% 36.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 6.6%

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BIG SKY SCHOOL K-12


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District Quality Compared to Montana

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Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lone Peak High School
45465 Gallatin Rd 30
Gallatin Gateway, MT, 59730
09-12
Ophir Elementary School
45465 Gallatin Rd 30
Gallatin Gateway, MT, 59730
PK-04
Ophir 7-8 School
45465 Gallatin Rd 30
Gallatin Gateway, MT, 59730
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.9% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 36.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 6.6%

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Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Montana

(10 is best)

Better than of MT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Gallatin Gateway School
100 Mill Street
Gallatin Gateway, MT, 59730
PK-06
Gallatin Gateway 7-8 School
100 Mill Street
Gallatin Gateway, MT, 59730
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.0% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.1% 36.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 6.6%

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