Polson is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 4,707 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Polson is the 19th largest community in Montana.
Polson real estate is some of the most expensive in Montana, although Polson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Polson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Polson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Polson is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Polson who work in sales jobs (11.25%), office and administrative support (10.69%), and food service (9.05%).
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 15.22 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Polson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Polson is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.55% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Polson in 2010 was $19,591, which is lower middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,364 for a family of four.
Polson is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Polson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Polson residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Polson include English, Irish, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Polson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.