Three Forks is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,991 people and just one neighborhood, Three Forks is the 50th largest community in Montana.
When you are in Three Forks, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.76% of Three Forks’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Three Forks is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Three Forks who work in sales jobs (15.17%), management occupations (12.46%), and office and administrative support (9.92%).
As is often the case in a small city, Three Forks doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Three Forks citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.06% of adults 25 and older in Three Forks have a college degree.
The per capita income in Three Forks in 2018 was $27,854, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,416 for a family of four. However, Three Forks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Three Forks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Three Forks residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Three Forks include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Three Forks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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 Three Forks, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.2% have Belgian 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 Three Forks are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.5% 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 60.5% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 37.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.5%), and 9.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.6%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Three Forks, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report English roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.4%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (79.5%) 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 (7.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.