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Conner, MT

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Overview


Conner is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 182 people and just one neighborhood, Conner is the 146th largest community in Montana.

Conner home prices are not only among the most expensive in Montana, but Conner real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Conner is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conner is a town of sales and office workers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Conner who work in sales jobs (38.10%), office and administrative support (33.33%), and farm management occupations (28.57%).

In addition, many people in Conner have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Conner is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Conner has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Conner has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Conner than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Conner may be for you.

In Conner, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 52.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Conner is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Conner isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

As is often the case in a small town, Conner doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Conner with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.95% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Conner in 2018 was $43,521, which is wealthy relative to Montana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $174,084 for a family of four.

The people who call Conner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conner residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Conner include German, Czech, Irish, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Conner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 1 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 45.2%, which is higher than 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 34.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Modes of Transportation

In the neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 27.1% 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 95.0% 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.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Conner is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in MT, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.8% of the neighborhoods in Montana. If you are considering retiring to Montana, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish 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 Danish ancestry and 6.1% have Norwegian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Conner are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 10.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 36.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 14.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Some people also speak Italian (9.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Conner, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (58.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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