Elliston is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 218 people and just one neighborhood, Elliston is the 122nd largest community in Montana.
Occupations and Workforce
Elliston is a blue-collar town, with 35.43% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Elliston is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elliston who work in management occupations (18.29%), healthcare suport services (8.57%) and healthcare (7.43%).
A relatively large number of people in Elliston telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.00% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Because of many things, Elliston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Elliston a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Elliston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Elliston’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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!) Elliston 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. Elliston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elliston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elliston may be for you.
In Elliston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.17 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Elliston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.