Living in Whitefish, MT

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

Whitefish, Montana Info Snack

Population
7,714
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
7.6%
Median Home
$364,500
Median Income
$52,037
Median Rent
$1,014

Whitefish SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
3
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
9.5
Commute
9

Whitefish, MT Crime Report

139
Total Crimes
1,781.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-28.06%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Whitefish
/ 100k People
Montana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 139 1,781.8 2,598.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 9 115.4 404.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.5 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 19.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 8 102.6 324.9 250.2
Property Crime 130 1,666.5 2,193.2 2,109.9
Burglary 16 205.1 270.1 340.5
Larceny 110 1,410.1 1,700.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 51.3 222.4 219.9

Whitefish, MT Cost Of Living

115
Whitefish's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Whitefish Montana National Average
Overall 115 100 100
Services 98 106 100
Groceries 99 104 100
Health 115 95 100
Housing 147 99 100
Transportation 107 91 100
Utilities 99 86 100

Whitefish, MT Photos

Big Mountain Summit
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Whitefish in Montana

Map Of Whitefish, MT

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Population over time in Whitefish

Year Population % Change
2019 7,714 5.5%
2018 7,309 3.4%
2017 7,070 3.1%
2016 6,859 2.5%
2015 6,692 2.3%
2014 6,542 1.3%
2013 6,461 0.9%
2012 6,402 0.2%
2011 6,387 0.6%
2010 6,352 -

Race / Ethnicity in Whitefish

White
96.6% (7,452)
African American
0.0% (1)
American Indian
0.6% (48)
Asian
0.3% (22)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (19)
Hispanic
2.2% (172)
Race Whitefish MT USA
White 96.6% 86.1% 60.7%
African American 0.0% 0.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 6.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.2% 3.8% 18.0%

Gender in Whitefish

Female
49.1% (3,784)
Male
50.9% (3,929)
Gender Whitefish MT USA
Female 49.1% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.9% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Whitefish for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (77)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (154)
High School / GED
17.0% (1,311)
Some College
21.0% (1,619)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (385)
Bachelor's Degree
37.0% (2,854)
Master's Degree
10.0% (771)
Professional Degree
5.0% (385)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (154)
Education Whitefish MT USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 37.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Whitefish, Montana

Less than $10,000
3.9% (30,006)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (46,394)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.6% (66,706)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (71,323)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.9% (137,799)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (141,261)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (64,167)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (108,716)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (45,240)
$200,000 or more
7.7% (59,782)
Income Whitefish MT USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 6.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.6% 10.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.9% 14.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 13.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.7% 4.2% 7.7%

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