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Cut Bank, MT

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Overview


Cut Bank is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 3,035 people and just one neighborhood, Cut Bank is the 33rd largest community in Montana.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Cut Bank isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cut Bank are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cut Bank is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cut Bank who work in sales jobs (12.84%), office and administrative support (12.36%), and teaching (8.14%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Cut Bank spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.95 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Cut Bank does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Cut Bank who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.91% of the adults in Cut Bank have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cut Bank in 2022 was $22,232, which is low income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,928 for a family of four. However, Cut Bank contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cut Bank is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cut Bank home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cut Bank residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Cut Bank include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Cut Bank is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

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.

Occupations

The neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 64.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.4% have Belgian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cut Bank are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 35.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.1%), and 16.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.6% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (9.0%).

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 Cut Bank, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.3%). There are also a number of people of Native American ancestry (19.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (9.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.6%) 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 (13.6%) . 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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