Scobey is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,052 people and just one neighborhood, Scobey is the 64th largest community in Montana.
Occupations and Workforce
Scobey is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Scobey is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Scobey who work in office and administrative support (14.71%), healthcare (8.82%) and management occupations (8.13%).
Of important note, Scobey is also a city of artists. Scobey has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Scobey’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Scobey telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Scobey is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Scobey 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Scobey has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Scobey’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 11.86 minutes getting to work every day.
Scobey is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.