Big Timber is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,650 people and just one neighborhood, Big Timber is the 51st largest community in Montana. Big Timber has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Big Timber is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Big Timber is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Big Timber who work in office and administrative support (13.88%), management occupations (13.29%) and teaching (7.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Big Timber is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Big Timber a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Big Timber has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Big Timber’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.87 minutes getting to work every day.
Big Timber, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.