Harlowton is a tiny city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 974 people and just one neighborhood, Harlowton is the 67th largest community in Montana. Much of the housing stock in Harlowton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Harlowton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Harlowton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harlowton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Harlowton who work in sales jobs (17.96%), management occupations (12.43%) and office and administrative support (10.50%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.26% 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
The overall crime rate in Harlowton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Harlowton is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Harlowton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.