Billings is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 109,642 people and 28 constituent neighborhoods, Billings is the largest community in Montana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Billings is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Billings is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Billings who work in office and administrative support (12.65%), sales jobs (10.29%), and management occupations (9.60%).
One of the benefits of Billings is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.96 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Billings is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.57% of adults in Billings have a college degree.
The per capita income in Billings in 2010 was $31,854, which is wealthy relative to Montana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,416 for a family of four. However, Billings contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Billings is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Billings home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Billings residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Billings include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Billings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.