Darby is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 779 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Darby is the 87th largest community in Montana.
Darby real estate is some of the most expensive in Montana, although Darby house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Darby isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Darby are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Darby is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Darby who work in sales jobs (19.48%), maintenance occupations (11.26%), and personal care services (9.96%).
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!) Darby 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. Darby has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Darby than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Darby may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Darby doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Darby with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.47% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Darby in 2010 was $14,273, which is low income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,092 for a family of four. Darby also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.52% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Darby is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Darby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Darby residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Darby include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Darby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.