Seeley Lake is a very small town located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,674 people and just one neighborhood, Seeley Lake is the 50th largest community in Montana.
Real Estate Prices
Seeley Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Montana, although Seeley Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Seeley Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Seeley Lake is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Seeley Lake who work in office and administrative support (9.55%), sales jobs (9.55%) and the sciences (8.74%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Seeley Lake has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
A relatively large number of people in Seeley Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.02% 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
Another notable thing is that Seeley Lake is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Because of many things, Seeley Lake is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Seeley Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Seeley Lake perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Seeley Lake is worth considering.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.21 minutes getting to work every day.
Seeley Lake is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.