Demographics

People

Total Population5,054
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+2,706
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married58.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,399
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,909
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,522

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,804
% Above Poverty Level87.5%
% Below Poverty Level12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.6%
Median Gross Rent$694
Median House Value$183,200

Ancestry

German33.5%
Irish9.8%
Norwegian8.4%
English8.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.1%
French Except Basque7.4%
Scottish5.7%
Italian3.3%
Swedish2.8%
Hungarian1.8%
Polish0.9%
Russian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Romanian0.5%
Danishn0.3%
Czech0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Slovene0.1%
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Columbia Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Flathead County
Standard Zip Codes59912
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude48.41
Approximate Longitude-114.15

Columbia Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationKALISPELL GLACIER PK AP
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp31 to 56 F
Jul Temp47 to 80 F
Oct Temp28 to 55 F
Annual Precip17.2 inches
StationWHITEFISH
Distance9.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp49 to 80 F
Oct Temp30 to 55 F
Annual Precip21.1 inches
StationCRESTON
Distance13.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp49 to 79 F
Oct Temp30 to 55 F
Annual Precip20.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Kalispell21,992$59,084
Whitefish7,070$82,656

Columbia Falls Public Schools

Columbia Falls High Schl
610 13th Street West
ZIP: 59912
(406) 892-6500
High
Total Enrollment 688
Columbia Falls Jr Hs
1805 Talbot Road
ZIP: 59912
(406) 892-6530
Middle
Total Enrollment 459
Deer Park 7-8
2105 Middle Road
ZIP: 59912
(406) 892-5388
Middle
Total Enrollment 17
Deer Park School
2105 Middle Road
ZIP: 59912
(406) 892-5388
Primary
Total Enrollment 84
Glacier Gateway Elem
440 4th Avenue West
ZIP: 59912
(406) 892-6540
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Ruder Elementary
1500 12th Avenue West
ZIP: 59912
(406) 892-6570
Primary
Total Enrollment 467
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