East Glacier Park is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 369 people and just one neighborhood, East Glacier Park is the 112th largest community in Montana.
Real Estate Prices
East Glacier Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Montana, but East Glacier Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
East Glacier Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Glacier Park is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Glacier Park who work in management occupations (23.92%), teaching (11.37%) and office and administrative support (10.20%).
Of important note, East Glacier Park is also a town of artists. East Glacier Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape East Glacier Park’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
East Glacier Park is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in East Glacier Park enrolled in college, East Glacier Park has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Overall, East Glacier Park’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) East Glacier Park 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. East Glacier Park has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in East Glacier Park than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, East Glacier Park may be for you.
One of the benefits of East Glacier Park is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.80 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small town, East Glacier Park doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.