Bigfork, MT
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Bigfork is a somewhat small town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 5,118 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bigfork is the 19th largest community in Montana.

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

Unlike some towns, Bigfork isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bigfork are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bigfork is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bigfork who work in sales jobs (14.07%), management occupations (11.89%), and healthcare (10.12%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Bigfork telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.64% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 town 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, Bigfork is worth considering.

Being a small town, Bigfork does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Bigfork are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.85% of adults in Bigfork have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bigfork in 2018 was $43,351, which is wealthy relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,404 for a family of four. However, Bigfork contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bigfork home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bigfork residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bigfork include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and European.

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


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