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.
Polson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Polson is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Polson who work in office and administrative support (15.91%), sales jobs (10.54%), and personal care services (9.82%).
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 13.10 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.
The citizens of Polson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.67% of adults in Polson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Polson in 2010 was $19,041, which is lower middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,164 for a family of four.
Polson is an extremely 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 Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Polson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.