Box Elder is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 88 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Box Elder is the 126th largest community in Montana.
Box Elder is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Box Elder is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Box Elder who work in food service (30.77%), teaching (19.23%), and office and administrative support (11.54%).
Of important note, Box Elder is also a town of artists. Box Elder has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Box Elder’s character.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Box Elder has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Box Elder a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 9.81 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Box Elder doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Box Elder are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.44% of adults in Box Elder having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Box Elder in 2010 was $16,685, which is low income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,740 for a family of four. However, Box Elder contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Box Elder is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Box Elder home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Box Elder residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Box Elder also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.62% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Box Elder include Dutch, European, Greek, and French .
The most common language spoken in Box Elder is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.