Townsend is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 1,959 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Townsend who work in office and administrative support (16.80%), food service (8.86%), and personal care services (6.21%).
Also of interest is that Townsend has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Townsend doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Townsend who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.43% of the adults in Townsend have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Townsend in 2010 was $20,166, which is lower middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,664 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Townsend include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Townsend is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.