Townsend is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 2,098 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Townsend is the 40th largest community in Montana.
Townsend is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Townsend is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Townsend who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), management occupations (10.86%), and teaching (7.43%).
Being a small city, Townsend does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Townsend citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.06% of adults in Townsend have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Townsend in 2010 was $24,523, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,092 for a family of four. However, Townsend contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Townsend home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Townsend residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Townsend include German, English, Irish, French, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Townsend is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.