Gardiner is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 879 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gardiner is the 73rd largest community in Montana.
Gardiner home prices are not only among the most expensive in Montana, but Gardiner real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Gardiner is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gardiner is a town of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gardiner who work in food service (13.10%), management occupations (12.95%), and sales jobs (10.76%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.84% 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.
Gardiner’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.62 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Gardiner are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.91% of adults in Gardiner have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Gardiner in 2018 was $35,506, which is wealthy relative to Montana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,024 for a family of four. However, Gardiner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gardiner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gardiner residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Gardiner include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Gardiner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Slavic languages.