Bozeman is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 53,293 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Bozeman is the fourth largest community in Montana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Bozeman, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Bozeman, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Bozeman’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Bozeman does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $59,695.00.
Bozeman home prices are not only among the most expensive in Montana, but Bozeman real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bozeman is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bozeman is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bozeman who work in management occupations (11.46%), food service (10.20%), and office and administrative support (9.58%).
Of important note, Bozeman is also a city of artists. Bozeman has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bozeman’s character.
Also of interest is that Bozeman has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because Bozeman has a very large number of students who are 18 years or older and in college, it is thought of as a college town. This has a major influence on local Bozeman lifestyle, entertainment, and culture in general. Life in Bozeman is very much tied to the academic calendar: when students return from the summer break in the fall, one will notice them out and about, buying groceries, out with friends, and generally getting re-acquainted with each other. In Bozeman people study hard and play hard, and there is ample opportunity to do both.
Not only is Bozeman a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
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 15.93 minutes getting to work every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Bozeman, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Bozeman is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.13% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bozeman in 2018 was $36,526, which is wealthy relative to Montana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,104 for a family of four. However, Bozeman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bozeman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bozeman residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bozeman include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Bozeman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.