Whitefish, MT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Whitefish, Montana Info Snack

Population
8,032
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
6.2%
Median Home
$425,000
Median Income
$51,821
Median Rent
$1,034

Whitefish SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Whitefish, MT Crime Report

101
Total Crimes
1,185.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-49.49%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Whitefish
/ 100k People
Montana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 101 1,185.0 2,590.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 16 187.7 469.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 25.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 14 164.3 383.7 279.7
Property Crime 85 997.3 2,120.8 1,958.2
Burglary 8 93.9 270.1 314.2
Larceny 64 750.9 1,603.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 13 152.5 247.6 246.0

Whitefish, MT Cost Of Living

119
Whitefish's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Whitefish Montana National Average
Overall 119 97 100
Services 114 99 100
Groceries 102 99 100
Health 121 100 100
Housing 149 100 100
Transportation 109 94 100
Utilities 102 87 100

Whitefish, MT Photos

Big Mountain Summit
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Whitefish in Montana

Map Of Whitefish, MT

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3

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Population over time in Whitefish

Year Population % Change
2020 8,032 9.9%
2019 7,309 3.4%
2018 7,070 3.1%
2017 6,859 2.5%
2016 6,692 2.3%
2015 6,542 1.3%
2014 6,461 0.9%
2013 6,402 0.2%
2012 6,387 0.6%
2011 6,352 -

Race / Ethnicity in Whitefish

White
95.6% (7,676)
African American
0.0% (1)
American Indian
0.9% (72)
Asian
0.5% (38)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (74)
Hispanic
2.1% (171)
Race Whitefish MT USA
White 95.6% 85.6% 60.1%
African American 0.0% 0.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.9% 5.9% 0.6%
Asian 0.5% 0.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.9% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.1% 3.9% 18.2%

Gender in Whitefish

Female
50.8% (4,083)
Male
49.2% (3,949)
Gender Whitefish MT USA
Female 50.8% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Whitefish for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (80)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (160)
High School / GED
19.0% (1,526)
Some College
19.0% (1,526)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (401)
Bachelor's Degree
38.0% (3,052)
Master's Degree
10.0% (803)
Professional Degree
5.0% (401)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (80)
Education Whitefish MT USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 38.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Whitefish, Montana

Less than $10,000
3.6% (28,958)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (26,488)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (86,874)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (68,242)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.0% (160,954)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (145,240)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.0% (56,120)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.4% (99,670)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.0% (72,507)
$200,000 or more
7.2% (58,141)
Income Whitefish MT USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 5.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 4.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 9.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 10.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.0% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.0% 12.8% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.4% 13.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.0% 5.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.2% 4.7% 8.3%

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