Dutton is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 311 people and just one neighborhood, Dutton is the 115th largest community in Montana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dutton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.16% of the Dutton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dutton is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dutton who work in office and administrative support (19.78%), sales jobs (11.54%) and management occupations (7.14%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.06% 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
Dutton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Dutton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Dutton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.