Living in Columbia Falls, MT

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Columbia Falls SnackAbility

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

Columbia Falls, MT Crime Report

92
Total Crimes
1,686.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.35%
Below National Average

Columbia Falls, MT Cost Of Living

97
Columbia Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Columbia Falls, Montana Info Snack

Population
5,225
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
12.7%
Median Home
$192,800
Median Income
$47,716
Median Rent
$730

Columbia Falls, MT Photos

Rankings for Columbia Falls in Montana

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Map Of Columbia Falls, MT

Population over time in Columbia Falls

Year Population % Change
2017 5,225 3.4%
2016 5,054 1.9%
2015 4,960 2.1%
2014 4,856 1.9%
2013 4,765 1.1%
2012 4,713 0.5%
2011 4,690 0.3%
2010 4,678 1.1%
2009 4,626 -
Crime/100k Columbia Falls MT USA
Violent Crime 146.6 374.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 36.7 25.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 110.0 293.7 246.8
Property Crime 1539.6 2496.3 2199.5
Burglary 128.3 306.6 376.0
Larceny 1246.3 1926.5 1594.6
Car Theft 165.0 263.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia Falls

White
93.7% (4,898)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
1.9% (98)
Asian
0.3% (15)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (68)
Hispanic
2.8% (146)
Race Columbia Falls MT USA
White 93.7% 86.3% 61.1%
African American 0.0% 0.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.9% 6.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 0.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 3.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Columbia Falls, Montana

Less than $10,000
3.3% (17,348)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (48,392)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (75,555)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (39,718)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.8% (98,382)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (103,404)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (66,197)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (47,707)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (5,478)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (20,315)
Income Columbia Falls MT USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 5.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 10.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 11.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.8% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 12.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Columbia Falls

Female
53.4% (2,792)
Male
46.6% (2,433)
Gender Columbia Falls MT USA
Female 53.4% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 50.3% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
4.0% (209)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (156)
High School / GED
31.0% (1,619)
Some College
25.0% (1,306)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (627)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (992)
Master's Degree
5.0% (261)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (52)
Education Columbia Falls MT USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 21.0% 19.0%
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%

1 Reviews & Comments About Columbia Falls


HomeSnacks User

The people in this town are so nice and generous. There's a strong sense of community here. People really look out for one another and always offer help when needed.

The people here are the nicest I have ever come across.

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