Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Billings,
the Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
29.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Montana by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.6%
of the neighborhoods in Montana.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd neighborhood has more
Welsh and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 10.8% have Norwegian ancestry.
Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 13.1% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 97.2% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Montana State U-Billings / Rimrock Rd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 63.6% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.