Sidney is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 6,828 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sidney is the 16th largest community in Montana.
Sidney is a blue-collar town, with 36.85% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sidney is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sidney who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), management occupations (13.76%), and sales jobs (9.26%).
One of the benefits of Sidney is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.45 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Sidney does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Sidney with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.82% of adults in Sidney have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sidney in 2010 was $30,965, which is wealthy relative to Montana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,860 for a family of four. However, Sidney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sidney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sidney residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sidney include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Sidney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.