Medicine Lake is a tiny town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 245 people and just one neighborhood, Medicine Lake is the 120th largest community in Montana.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Medicine Lake, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.36% of Medicine Lake’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Medicine Lake is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medicine Lake who work in office and administrative support (18.88%), management occupations (10.49%) and teaching (8.39%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Medicine Lake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Medicine Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the town 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, Medicine Lake is worth considering.
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 18.25 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Medicine Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.