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Bigfork, MT (Montana) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $330,712 (it was $145,000 in 2000)
Bigfork:

$330,712
Montana:

$231,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $229,856 - $735,592

Bigfork,MT index of house prices

Total population: 4,270 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,395 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,345 (1,955 occupied: 1,598 owner occupied, 382 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Housing density: 582 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $489,879.

Median contract rent in 2017: $505 (lower quartile is $403, upper quartile is $600)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $438


Median gross rent in Bigfork, MT in 2017: $609

Housing units in Bigfork with a mortgage: 877 (40 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 727

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,403

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,473

Median monthly housing costs: $850


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Bigfork, Montana Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1995

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,313
  • In family households: 4,382 (719 male householders, 551 female householders)
    1,206 spouses, 1,625 children (1,551 natural, 17 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 23 parents, 29 other relatives, 138 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 824 (200 male householders (192 living alone)), 480 female householders (386 living alone)), 102 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 89

Size of family households: 790 2-persons, 146 3-persons, 170 4-persons, 79 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 585 1-person, 59 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

1,111 married couples with children.
87 single-parent households (32 men, 55 women).

95.7% of residents of Bigfork speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 270 (5.1%)
(71.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bigfork, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bigfork, Montana
  • 12no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 3582 bedrooms
  • 8023 bedrooms
  • 2454 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bigfork, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bigfork, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 841 bedroom
  • 1452 bedrooms
  • 1023 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bigfork in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bigfork in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 51no vehicle
  • 2671 vehicle
  • 5752 vehicles
  • 3983 vehicles
  • 2204 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bigfork in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bigfork in renter-occupied apartments
  • 33no vehicle
  • 1791 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bigfork, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bigfork, Montana
  • 61 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 1324 rooms
  • 3035 rooms
  • 2696 rooms
  • 2337 rooms
  • 1888 rooms
  • 3199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bigfork, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bigfork, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 1304 rooms
  • 755 rooms
  • 456 rooms
  • 207 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 19+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Bigfork, MT
  • Bigfork, MT household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Bigfork, MT in 2017
  • 106Less than $10,000
  • 107$10,000 to $19,999
  • 222$20,000 to $29,999
  • 173$30,000 to $39,999
  • 133$40,000 to $49,999
  • 189$50,000 to $59,999
  • 272$60,000 to $74,999
  • 238$75,000 to $99,999
  • 226$100,000 to $124,999
  • 142$125,000 to $149,999
  • 123$150,000 to $199,999
  • 83$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Bigfork, MT

  • Distribution of house value in Bigfork, MT in 2017
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 48$150,000 to $174,999
  • 28$175,000 to $199,999
  • 229$200,000 to $249,999
  • 300$250,000 to $299,999
  • 373$300,000 to $399,999
  • 173$400,000 to $499,999
  • 229$500,000 to $749,999
  • 109$750,000 to $999,999
  • 43$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 4$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 21$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Bigfork, MT

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bigfork, MT in 2017
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 14$150 to $199
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 24$300 to $349
  • 0$350 to $399
  • 39$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 26$500 to $549
  • 35$550 to $599
  • 26$650 to $699
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 22$750 to $799
  • 16$800 to $899
  • 18$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 31$2,000 to $2,499
  • 85No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.2%
Number of people working at home: 152 (7.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 222
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 260
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 376
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 176
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 190
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 110
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 319
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 106
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 72
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 65
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 19
  • 90 or more minutes: 13
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bigfork

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,322 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 163 (10%)
  • Taxi: 12 (1%)
  • Walked: 29 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 152 (9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 50.7%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bigfork, Montana
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bigfork, Montana
  • 72010 or later
  • 622000 to 2009
  • 361990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970
Ancestries in Bigfork, MT

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 372 (16.5%)
  • Norwegian: 283 (12.5%)
  • English: 223 (9.9%)
  • Irish: 160 (7.1%)
  • American: 119 (5.3%)
  • French: 90 (4.0%)
  • European: 77 (3.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 58 (2.6%)
  • Dutch: 41 (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 37 (1.6%)
  • Italian: 30 (1.3%)
  • Liberian: 30 (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 29 (1.3%)
  • Czech: 27 (1.2%)
  • Greek: 21 (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 21 (0.9%)
  • Danish: 19 (0.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 18 (0.8%)
  • British: 14 (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 12 (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 10 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 10 (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 10 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 9 (0.4%)
  • Slovene: 9 (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 8 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 8 (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 8 (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 8 (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 7 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 6 (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 3 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Canada
Bigfork:

28.6% (57)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Liberia
Bigfork:

15.6% (31)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Ukraine
Bigfork:

12.1% (24)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

India
Bigfork:

11.1% (22)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Switzerland
Bigfork:

7.5% (15)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Denmark
Bigfork:

6.5% (13)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Belgium
Bigfork:

4.5% (9)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

France
Bigfork:

4.0% (8)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Bigfork:

4.0% (8)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Russia
Bigfork:

2.0% (4)
Montana:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,966
  • Other state: 3,112
  • Northeast: 298
  • Midwest: 956
  • South: 659
  • West: 1,239

88.5% of Bigfork residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44.6% lived in Montana.


Bigfork:

88.5%
State average:

85.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 358
  • Less than 1 year of college: 132
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 361
  • Associate degree: 85
  • Bachelor's degree: 348
  • Master's degree: 163
  • Professional school degree: 130
  • Doctorate degree: 23
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 406
  • Less than 1 year of college: 212
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 400
  • Associate degree: 236
  • Bachelor's degree: 402
  • Master's degree: 169
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 38
Educational Attainment for Females
Bigfork marital status for males
Bigfork marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,426
  • One, attached: 371
  • Two: 69
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 65
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 44
  • Mobile homes: 241
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,417

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 5.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Bigfork
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bigfork, MT
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 19.4%Wood
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bigfork, MT
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Wood
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

6.6%
Montana:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

7.3%
Montana:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

1.3%
Montana:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability