Billings is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 508 people and just one neighborhood, Billings is the 281st largest community in Oklahoma.
Real Estate Prices
Billings real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Billings house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Billings isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Billings are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Billings is a town of service providers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Billings who work in management occupations (13.74%), healthcare suport services (12.64%) and maintenance occupations (10.44%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.44% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Billings has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Billings has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Billings than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Billings may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Billings spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.25 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Billings has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.