Corvallis is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 992 people and just one neighborhood, Corvallis is the 69th largest community in Montana.
Real Estate Prices
Corvallis real estate is some of the most expensive in Montana, although Corvallis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Corvallis is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.69% of the Corvallis workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Corvallis is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Corvallis who work in food service (24.17%), farm management occupations (19.21%) and sales jobs (16.89%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Corvallis work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 39.74% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Corvallis 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.
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 14.09 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Corvallis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.