Living in Columbia Falls, MT

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Columbia Falls, Montana Info Snack

Population
5,429
Unemployment
2.4%
Poverty
10.0%
Median Home
$195,700
Median Income
$46,821
Median Rent
$705

Columbia Falls SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Columbia Falls, MT Crime Report

80
Total Crimes
1,404.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-43.28%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Columbia Falls
/ 100k People
Montana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 80 1,404.7 2,598.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 11 193.2 404.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.5 5.0
Robbery 2 35.1 19.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 8 140.5 324.9 250.2
Property Crime 69 1,211.6 2,193.2 2,109.9
Burglary 7 122.9 270.1 340.5
Larceny 61 1,071.1 1,700.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 17.6 222.4 219.9

Columbia Falls, MT Cost Of Living

97
Columbia Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbia Falls Montana National Average
Overall 97 100 100
Services 98 106 100
Groceries 99 104 100
Health 115 95 100
Housing 90 99 100
Transportation 107 91 100
Utilities 99 86 100

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Rankings for Columbia Falls in Montana

Map Of Columbia Falls, MT

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Population over time in Columbia Falls

Year Population % Change
2019 5,429 3.9%
2018 5,225 3.4%
2017 5,054 1.9%
2016 4,960 2.1%
2015 4,856 1.9%
2014 4,765 1.1%
2013 4,713 0.5%
2012 4,690 0.3%
2011 4,678 1.1%
2010 4,626 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia Falls

White
95.5% (5,186)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
1.2% (65)
Asian
0.2% (11)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.1% (59)
Hispanic
2.0% (108)
Race Columbia Falls MT USA
White 95.5% 86.1% 60.7%
African American 0.0% 0.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 6.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 2.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.0% 3.8% 18.0%

Gender in Columbia Falls

Female
55.7% (3,022)
Male
44.3% (2,406)
Gender Columbia Falls MT USA
Female 55.7% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 44.3% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia Falls for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (162)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (108)
High School / GED
31.0% (1,682)
Some College
24.0% (1,302)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (760)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,085)
Master's Degree
5.0% (271)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (54)
Education Columbia Falls MT USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbia Falls, Montana

Less than $10,000
5.0% (27,282)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.4% (51,126)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (75,198)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (40,121)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.1% (92,852)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (107,296)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (67,403)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (48,145)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (13,755)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (19,716)
Income Columbia Falls MT USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.4% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 10.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.1% 14.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 19.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 13.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 4.2% 7.7%

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