Pray - Emigrant is a very small town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 4,926 people and just one neighborhood, Pray - Emigrant is the 21st largest community in Montana.
Pray - Emigrant home prices are not only among the most expensive in Montana, but Pray - Emigrant real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Pray - Emigrant isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pray - Emigrant are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pray - Emigrant is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pray - Emigrant who work in management occupations (20.41%), office and administrative support (10.98%), and sales jobs (7.29%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.88% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Pray - Emigrant is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pray - Emigrant a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pray - Emigrant has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pray - Emigrant’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The citizens of Pray - Emigrant are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.36% of adults in Pray - Emigrant have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pray - Emigrant in 2018 was $42,053, which is wealthy relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,212 for a family of four. However, Pray - Emigrant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pray - Emigrant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pray - Emigrant residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pray - Emigrant include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pray - Emigrant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Scandinavian languages and German/Yiddish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pray - Emigrant, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 4 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 34.5% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
If you are planning to retire in Montana, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Montana, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.9% of neighborhoods in MT. If a Montana retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.8% have Austrian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pray - Emigrant are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 59.1% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 39.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.9%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Pray - Emigrant, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report English roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (8.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (62.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.