Browning is a very small town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,027 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Browning is the 65th largest community in Montana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Browning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Browning is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Browning who work in management occupations (11.95%), sales jobs (11.64%), and office and administrative support (11.32%).
Overall, Browning’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Browning spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 9.80 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Browning does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Browning rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.86% of adults 25 and older in Browning have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Browning in 2010 was $13,905, which is low income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,620 for a family of four. Browning also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.38% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Browning home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Browning residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Browning include Irish, Italian, Canadian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Browning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Chinese.