Hungry Horse is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 846 people and just one neighborhood, Hungry Horse is the 79th largest community in Montana.
Occupations and Workforce
Hungry Horse is a blue-collar town, with 51.31% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hungry Horse is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hungry Horse who work in food service (20.97%), maintenance occupations (13.86%) and office and administrative support (10.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Hungry Horse is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
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!) Hungry Horse 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. Hungry Horse has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hungry Horse than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hungry Horse may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hungry Horse spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.76 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Hungry Horse is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.