Great Falls, Montana

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Population in 2014: 59,152 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 28,902  (48.9%)
Females: 30,250  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59401.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,832 (it was $32,436 in 2000)
Great Falls:

$42,832
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,015 (it was $18,059 in 2000)

Great Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,189 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Great Falls:

$160,189
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $169,086; Detached houses: $176,331; Townhouses or other attached units: $230,352; In 2-unit structures: $293,049; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,901; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,651; Mobile homes: $50,158

Median gross rent in 2013: $618.

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  • Races in Great Falls, MT (2013)

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    • 50,40985.3%White alone
    • 2,6494.5%American Indian alone
    • 2,5544.3%Hispanic
    • 2,3183.9%Two or more races
    • 6011.0%Asian alone
    • 5070.9%Black alone
    • 530.09%Other race alone

Races in Great Falls detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Great Falls: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (11.4%), Norwegian (8.8%), English (8.3%), United States (4.5%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 3334 feet

Land area: 19.5 square miles.

Population density: 3,035 people per square mile   (average).

Great Falls,MT real estate house value index trend

Great Falls, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Great Falls:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Great Falls city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1,395 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:

2.5%
Montana:

1.8%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Great Falls, Montana as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Great Falls to the number of sex offenders is 58,893 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,471 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,390 (0.9%)

Great Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (507.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (967.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Black Eagle, MT (1.3 miles ), Gibson Flats, MT (1.7 miles) , Malmstrom AFB, MT (1.9 miles ), Sand Coulee, MT (3.0 miles ), Sun Prairie, MT (3.1 miles ), Eden-Stockett, MT (3.3 miles ), Stockett, MT (3.4 miles) , Ulm, MT (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 110 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 112 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2003: 142 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2004: 148 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2005: 185 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2006: 188 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2007: 210 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2008: 113 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2010: 80 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $217,200
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $272,300
  • 2014: 48 buildings, average cost: $270,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.50 N, Longitude: 111.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,126 (+5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 24,166 (84.7%)

Area code: 406

Great Falls household income distribution Great Falls home values distribution

Crime rates in Great Falls by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 4532211642100
per 100,000 7.08.85.33.53.51.81.710.16.73.41.70.00.0
Rapes 16131520116814613103028
per 100,000 28.023.026.435.119.310.713.523.510.022.016.850.947.1
Robberies 32581925292930402133251821
per 100,000 56.0102.633.543.851.051.650.867.235.055.942.130.535.3
Assaults 21521720012414414212312393128115101113
per 100,000 376.2383.7352.6217.4253.2252.9208.1206.7155.0216.9193.7171.4189.9
Burglaries 333376313297224235281252308303320393314
per 100,000 582.7664.9551.8520.7393.8418.5475.5423.5513.5513.4539.1666.8527.7
Thefts 3,7653,5343,3812,9592,4242,7132,3812,0642,3432,2872,3382,1862,130
per 100,000 6,588.46,249.45,960.85,187.64,261.84,830.94,029.23,469.03,906.03,874.73,938.73,708.93,579.8
Auto thefts 164146134138124113129103125109130104117
per 100,000 287.0258.2236.2241.9218.0201.2218.3173.1208.4184.7219.0176.5196.6
Arson N/A03525492715146201556
per 100,000 N/A0.061.743.886.148.125.423.510.033.925.38.510.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 458.5463.6410.7357.2305.8318.7284.7284.5273.4292.0282.7295.1283.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Great Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 125 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Montana average:

2.01

Great Falls tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,298 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Great Falls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Great Falls, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Great Falls-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 266.2 miles away from Great Falls center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from Great Falls center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cascade County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Great Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: William V. Roth, Jr. - Politician, Ryan Leaf - Football player, Monte Dolack - Artist, Haila Stoddard - Stage actor, Dave Dickenson - Football player, Walter Coy - Film actor, Anders Blewett - Politician, Winifred Collins - Naval officer, Al Ullman - Politician, Bern Herbolsheimer - Composer.

Main business address for: ENERGY WEST INC (NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION), UNITED FINANCIAL CORP \MN\ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Great Falls:

  • BENEFIS HOSPITALS INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1101 26TH ST S)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA SURGERY CENTER (1411 9TH STREET SO)
  • COLUMBUS HOSPITAL CORP (provides emergency services, PO BOX 5013 500 15TH AVE SOUTH)
  • GREAT FALLS CLINIC MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1411 9TH ST S)
  • GREAT FALLS CLINIC SURGERY CENTER (1509 29TH ST SO)
  • PEACE HOSPICE OF MONTANA (2600 15TH AVE S)

Nursing Homes in Great Falls:

  • BENEFIS EXTENDED CARE CENTER (2621 15TH AVE S)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - PARK PLACE (1500 32ND ST S)
  • MISSOURI RIVER CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1130 17TH AVE S)

Dialysis Facilities in Great Falls:

  • BENEFIS DIALYSIS CENTER (2800 11TH AVE S SUITE 22)

Home Health Centers in Great Falls:

  • BENEFIS HOME CARE (1101 26TH ST SO)
  • MEDALLION MEDICAL CARE (815 2ND ST S STE 107)
  • SPECTRUM HOME HEALTH (2526 12TH AVE S)

Airports and heliports located in Great Falls:

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Colleges/Universities in Great Falls:

  • Great Falls College Montana State University (Full-time enrollment: 1,398; Location: 2100 16th Ave S; Public; Website: www.gfcmsu.edu)
  • University of Great Falls (FT enrollment: 931; Location: 1301 Twentieth St S; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ugf.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Great Falls (FT enrollment: 162; Location: 501 2nd St S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tspagreatfalls.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Great Falls:

  • Montana State University (about 128 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 135 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 177 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 257 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 258 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 276 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 282 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public high schools in Great Falls:

Private high schools in Great Falls:

  • FOOTHILLS COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 164, Location: 2210 5TH AVE N, Grades: PK-12)
  • GREAT FALLS CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 2800 18TH AVE S, Grades: 9-12)
  • TREASURE STATE ACADEMY (Students: 37, Location: 100 46TH ST N, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Great Falls:

Private elementary/middle schools in Great Falls:

  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 226, Location: 1305 5TH AVE S, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 200, Location: 2820 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • FIVE FALLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 2930 FLOOD RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Great Falls

Library in Great Falls:

  • GREAT FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,457,282; Location: 301 2ND AVE NORTH; 149,965 books; 116 e-books; 3,088 audio materials; 3,771 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 234 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Missing are: Central Catholic High School, Wee Disciples Childcare Center (Primary school also)

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Notable locations in Great Falls: North Montana State Fairground (A), Bob Speck Municipal Golf Course (B), Great Falls (C), L'n Eve Travel Trailer Park (D), Columbia Grain International Incorporated Elevator (E), Dicks RV Park (F), Times Square Shopping Complex (G), Westwood Shopping Area (H), Smelter Avenue Market (I), Emerald Green Golf Club (J), Columbia Grain International Incorporated Elevator (K), General Mills Incorporated Elevator (L), Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (M), Koch Agri Services Elevator (N), Great Falls Airport Fire Department (O), Great Falls International Airport Police (P), Great Falls Fire Rescue Station 2 (Q), Great Falls Fire Rescue Station 3 (R), Great Falls Fire Rescue Station 4 (S), Cowboy Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Holiday Village Mall (1), Norhtside Shopping Center (2), West City Center Shopping Center (3), Westgate Shopping Mall (4), Agri-Village Shopping Center (5), Evergreen Mall (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Great Falls include: ENERGY WEST INC (A), UNITED FINANCIAL CORP \MN\ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Great Falls include: Unity Church of Truth (A), Saint Gerards Church (B), Saint Joseph Church (C), Saint Peter and Paul Church (D), Holy Family Catholic Church (E), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (F), Saint Anns Cathedral (G), Saint Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church (H), Saints Peter and Paul Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Association (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Sun River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Great Falls include: West Hill Park (1), Warden Park (2), Broadwater Bay Park (3), Black Eagle Falls Historical Marker (4), Lewis and Clark Statue (5), Sunset Park (6), Veterans Memorial Park (7), Bloomingdale Park (8), Valley View Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lewis & Clark Interpretive Association (Museums; 4201 Giant Springs Road) (1), United States Government - Forest Service- Lewis & Clark National Fo (Museums; 4201 Giant Springs Road) (2), Children's Museum of Montana (22 Railroad Square) (3), Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art (1400 1st Avenue North) (4), Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (Museums; 4201 Giant Springs Road) (5), High Plains Heritage Center (Museums; 422 2nd Street South) (6), C M Russell Museum (400 13th Street North) (7), Big Sky Genealogy (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1601 2nd Avenue North) (8), Russell Country (Historical Places & Services; 2012 5th Avenue South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Heritage Inn (1700 Fox Farm Road) (1), Alberta Motel (1101 Central Avenue West) (2), Triple Crown Motor Inn (621 Central Avenue) (3), Crystal Inn- A Rodeway Inn (3701 31st Street Southwest) (4), Fairfield Inn - Great Falls (1000 9th Ave S) (5), Best Resting Motel (5001 River Drive North) (6), Crestview (500 13th Avenue South) (7), Collins Mansion Bed & Breakfast-Catering (1003 2nd Avenue Northwest) (8), Russell Country Inn (2516 4th Avenue North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Social Security Administration (119 1st Avenue North) (1), Social Security Administration - Local Callers- Great Falls (119 1st Avenue North) (2), United States Government - Clerk of the Court- District Court- Courts- Clerk of C (Federal Building) (3), United States Government - Great Falls- Federal Bureau of Investiga (21 3rd Street North) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Cascade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.380. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.380
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 7.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 5.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.19
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.3% for American Indian residents, 34.5% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Great Falls in 2010:

  • 482 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 253 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 231 people in college/university student housing
  • 111 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 73 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Great Falls in 2000:

  • 449 people in nursing homes
  • 203 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 164 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 147 people in halfway houses
  • 145 people in state prisons
  • 121 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 121 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 102 people in other group homes
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 21 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

Great Falls, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Arena or stadium:
  • Four Seasons Arena. Capacity: 6,165.

Banks with branches in Great Falls (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Great Falls West Branch, Great Falls 10th Avenue Branch, Great Falls Northwest Branch, Malmstrong Air Force Base, Great Falls Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Great Falls West Branch, Great Falls Branch, Market Place Branch, Great Falls East Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Interstate Bank: Great Falls Market Place Drive Up Br, Great Falls 10th Ave Branch, Great Falls Downtown Branch. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • Stockman Bank of Montana: 25 5th Street North Branch, 2525 10th Avenue South Branch, 711 Third Street North West Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,132.8 mil, Deposits: $1,619.5 mil, headquarters in Miles City, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Stockman Financial Corporation
  • Prairie Mountain Bank: at 1019 7th Street South, branch established on 2002/11/01; East Branch at 3635 10th Avenue South, branch established on 2009/10/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.0 mil, Deposits: $61.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Mountain West Bank, National Association: Great Falls-10th Avenue South Branch at 2828 10th Avenue South, branch established on 1999/09/15; 12 Third Street Nw Branch at 12 Third Street, N.W., branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2009/06/05: Bank assets: $640.8 mil, Deposits: $544.6 mil, headquarters in Helena, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain West Financial Corp.
  • Davidson Trust Co.: at 8 Third Street North, Suite 200, branch established on 2001/01/01; Davidson Trust Co Branch at 8 Third Street North Suite 200, branch established on 2001/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $5.2 mil, Deposits: $0.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Montana average:

9.9

Great Falls travel time to work - commute Great Falls mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Great Falls city (based on Cascade County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,96857
Catholic9,37512
Mainline Protestant5,73923
Other4,37416
Orthodox801
Black Protestant731
None50,718-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Cascade County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Cascade County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cascade County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cascade County:

24.4%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Great Falls:

22.1%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Great Falls:

10.0%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Great Falls:

34.2%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Great Falls:

57.7%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Great Falls, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 27$116,493$51,7751$75
Other Government Administration 21$104,373$59,6423$7,734
Judicial and Legal 12$58,767$58,7672$3,926
Police Protection - Officers 85$530,041$74,8290$0
Police - Other 42$155,678$44,4790$0
Firefighters 67$371,316$66,5040$0
Fire - Other 3$12,048$48,1920$0
Streets and Highways 57$231,557$48,7490$0
Solid Waste Management 14$55,052$47,1877$9,973
Sewerage 8$32,828$49,2420$0
Parks and Recreation 38$142,436$44,98055$27,404
Housing and Community Development(Local) 36$152,513$50,8383$1,786
Natural Resources 8$26,208$39,3120$0
Water Supply 37$151,677$49,1930$0
Local Libraries 15$57,350$45,88016$15,078
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,804
Totals for Government 470$2,198,337$56,12891$67,780

Great Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $897,000 ($15.16)
    Regular Highways: $508,000 ($8.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $453,000 ($7.66)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,988,000 ($118.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,989,000 ($84.34)
    Electric Utilities: $4,455,000 ($75.31)
    Regular Highways: $4,365,000 ($73.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,600,000 ($60.86)
    General - Other: $3,595,000 ($60.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,480,000 ($58.83)
    Sewerage: $2,975,000 ($50.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,778,000 ($46.96)
    Central Staff Services: $2,242,000 ($37.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,070,000 ($34.99)
    Financial Administration: $1,836,000 ($31.04)
    Libraries: $1,476,000 ($24.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $661,000 ($11.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $619,000 ($10.46)
    Parking Facilities: $476,000 ($8.05)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($0.15)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($0.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,660,000 ($28.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,239,000 ($325.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $347,000 ($5.87)

Great Falls government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,516,000 ($110.16)
    All Other: $4,327,000 ($73.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,736,000 ($46.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,097,000 ($35.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,095,000 ($35.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,208,000 ($20.42)
    Parking Facilities: $590,000 ($9.97)
    Air Transportation: $252,000 ($4.26)
    Regular Highways: $161,000 ($2.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,472,000 ($24.89)
    All Other: $553,000 ($9.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $221,000 ($3.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,205,000 ($71.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,532,000 ($25.90)
    Interest Earnings: $928,000 ($15.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $783,000 ($13.24)
    Sale of Property: $52,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,428,000 ($125.57)
    Electric Utilities: $4,051,000 ($68.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,668,000 ($95.82)
    Highways: $1,792,000 ($30.29)
    All Other: $1,028,000 ($17.38)
  • Tax - Property: $11,949,000 ($202.01)
    Other License: $1,556,000 ($26.31)

Great Falls government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,922,000 ($641.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,096,000 ($627.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,134,000 ($120.60)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,388,000 ($107.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,407,000 ($74.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,581,000 ($60.54)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $746,000 ($12.61)

Great Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,047,000 ($186.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,392,000 ($361.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,797,000 ($165.62)

7.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Montana average:

6.86%

0.35% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,776 average AGI)
Cascade County:

0.35%
Montana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missoula County, MT  0.30% ($25,418 average AGI)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.27% ($35,844)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.24% ($27,538)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Montana average:

6.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,287 average AGI)
Cascade County:

0.27%
Montana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Missoula County, MT  0.36% ($22,916 average AGI)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.30% ($37,760)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.26% ($30,694)

Strongest AM radio stations in Great Falls:

  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KXGF (1400 AM; 1 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KQDI (1450 AM; 1 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Great Falls:

  • KMON-FM (94.5 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KQDI-FM (106.1 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAK (98.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KLFM (92.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGPR (89.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GREAT FALLS PUBLIC RADIO ASSOC.)
  • KVVR (97.9 FM; DUTTON, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTZZ-FM1 (93.7 FM; BLACK EAGLE, MT; Owner: JEANNINE M. MASON)
  • KGFC (88.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K217CD (91.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KIKF (104.9 FM; CASCADE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KINX (107.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • K208DJ (89.5 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K246AC (97.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K251AC (98.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS-MT UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • K272DU (102.3 FM; BLACK EAGLE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K214DA (90.7 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KTZZ (93.7 FM; CONRAD, MT; Owner: JEANNINE M. MASON)
  • K201DC (88.1 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Great Falls:

  • KRTV (Channel 3; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: KRTV COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBB-TV (Channel 5; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: KFBB CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • K53DW (Channel 53; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTGF (Channel 16; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Great Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 636m2,087ftTotal length
  • $219,270,000Total costs
  • 524,120Total average daily traffic
  • 10,475Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 281960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Great Falls, MT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Great Falls)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 280 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Great Falls, MT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 395 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Great Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Great Falls)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 111 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED423$133,926133$107,960921$125,240288$26,52116$181,09699$71,30423$67,983
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$134,34214$115,20995$129,77918$28,7470$011$109,0273$46,263
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$123,44122$92,863235$114,55391$32,0405$389,10233$80,3556$30,897
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$141,89620$114,898174$125,90932$66,2430$022$103,6943$69,647
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$146,0002$49,38032$125,7131$55,3200$02$123,0100$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Great Falls, MT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$137,35334$157,452
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$188,5204$156,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$128,5773$123,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$128,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$184,290

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Great Falls and their reported violations in the past:

GREAT FALLS CITY OF (Population served: 60,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PRAIRIE WATER COMPANY (Address: 301 22ND ST NW , Population served: 1,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
T AND T SUBDIVISION (Population served: 624, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRYSIDE VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 600, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOMESTEAD ACRES COUNTY WATER AND SEWER (Address: 15 E COUNTRY LANE , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Intentional no-action (DEC-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Intentional no-action (DEC-31-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GORE HILL COUNTY WATER DIST (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2010)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
HIGHWOOD MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 409, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GRANDVIEW TRAILER COURT (Population served: 165, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Great Falls that have no violations reported:

  • DICKS RV PARK (Population served: 274, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 284
  • Hazardous Condition: 256
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Great Falls

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Great Falls, MT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Great Falls, Montana:

  • Townhouse Inns Of Great Falls, 1411 10th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405 , Phone: (406) 761-4600, Fax: (406) 761-7603
  • Comfort Inn Great Falls, 1120 9th St S, Great Falls, Montana 59404 , Phone: (406) 454-2727, Fax: (406) 454-2727
  • Fairfield Inn Great Falls, 1000 9TH Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59403 , Phone: (406) 454-3000
  • Budget Inn, 2 Treasure State Dr, Great Falls, Montana 59404 , Phone: (406) 453-1602, Fax: (406) 453-1602
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Great Falls, 1801 Market Place Dr, Great Falls, Montana 59404 , Phone: (406) 455-1000
  • Extended Stay America - Great Falls - Missouri River, 800 Riv Dr S, Great Falls, Montana 59405 , Phone: (406) 761-7524, Fax: (406) 761-7714
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 600 Riv Dr S, Great Falls, Montana 59405 , Phone: (406) 761-2600, Fax: (406) 761-2267
  • Crystal Inn - Great Falls, 3701 31st St SW, Great Falls, Montana 59404 , Phone: (406) 727-7788, Fax: (406) 727-3935
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Great Falls, Montana
Most common first names in Great Falls, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John55374.7 years
Mary40879.5 years
William40174.7 years
Robert35170.2 years
James32271.2 years
George27275.9 years
Charles25474.8 years
Helen23979.9 years
Margaret19779.1 years
Joseph18975.7 years
Most common last names in Great Falls, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson19876.7 years
Anderson17077.5 years
Smith14976.2 years
Peterson10174.7 years
Miller8674.2 years
Nelson8678.5 years
Brown8576.9 years
Wilson7474.9 years
Olson6476.1 years
Thompson6276.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Great Falls, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture4
Albertsons2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's2Marriott1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Barnes & Noble1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1New Balance4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike12
Best Western1Nissan1
Big O Tires1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Burger King2On The Border1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza2
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos2
Dairy Queen4RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Extended Stay America1Sears2
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx17Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway7
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Target1
Hardee's2The Room Place1
Holiday Inn4Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS17
Hot Topic1Vans3
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger5Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal1

Great Falls compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Great Falls on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #93 (59401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael Steven Demers (3)
  • Charles Philip Wasilewski (3)
  • Connie Melashenko (2)
  • Michael A. Dube (2)
  • Sam A. Bretheim (1)
  • Jordan David Hayes (1)
  • James G. Clough (1)
  • Paul W. O'Leary (1)
  • Rajeev Kumar (1)
  • Eric L. Hensen (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2016.