Miles City, MT


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Living in Miles City

Miles City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 8,647 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Miles City is the tenth largest community in Montana.

Unlike some cities, Miles City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Miles City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Miles City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Miles City who work in office and administrative support (15.28%), sales jobs (11.79%), and management occupations (9.00%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.75 minutes getting to work every day.

In Miles City, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Miles City is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Miles City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.41% of adults 25 and older in Miles City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Miles City in 2010 was $25,450, which is upper middle income relative to Montana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,800 for a family of four. However, Miles City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Miles City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miles City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Miles City include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Miles City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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