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(Urban population: 85 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 6,557 (372 farm, 6,185 nonfarm))

Houses: 3,429 (2,645 occupied: 2,136 owner occupied, 509 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Housing density: 25 houses/condos per square mile


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $642


Median gross rent in Creston-Bigfork, MT in 2009: $814


Housing units in Creston-Bigfork with a mortgage: 892 (77 second mortgage, 66 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 435








Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $267,158 (it was $146,600 in 2000)
Creston-Bigfork:

$267,158
Montana:

$176,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $147,248 - $457,353

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $370,433
Here:

$370,433
State:

$250,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $400,167
Here:

$400,167
State:

$190,973

In 2-unit structures: $210,436
Here:

$210,436
State:

$217,204

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $20,497
Here:

$20,497
State:

$173,421

Mobile homes: $139,683
Here:

$139,683
State:

$51,663

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,574
  • In family households: 5,761 (1,705 male householders, 273 female householders)
    1,769 spouses, 1,840 children (1,705 natural, 58 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 39 other relatives, 70 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 813 (347 male householders (264 living alone)), 340 female householders (316 living alone)), 126 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 68 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,070 2-persons, 344 3-persons, 315 4-persons, 170 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 580 1-person, 90 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 4 6-persons.

1,297 married couples with children.
225 single-parent households (80 men, 145 women).

97.4% of residents of Creston-Bigfork speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 141 (2.1%)
(68.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Creston-Bigfork, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 78
  • 4 rooms: 242
  • 5 rooms: 480
  • 6 rooms: 433
  • 7 rooms: 298
  • 8 rooms: 280
  • 9 or more rooms: 280
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 73
  • 4 rooms: 113
  • 5 rooms: 122
  • 6 rooms: 34
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 29
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Creston-Bigfork, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 117
  • 2 bedrooms: 488
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,028
  • 4 bedrooms: 391
  • 5+ bedrooms: 106
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 94
  • 2 bedrooms: 170
  • 3 bedrooms: 176
  • 4 bedrooms: 31
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
Cars and other vehicles available in Creston-Bigfork, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 28
  • 1 vehicle: 401
  • 2 vehicles: 1,018
  • 3 vehicles: 478
  • 4 vehicles: 161
  • 5+ vehicles: 50
  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 218
  • 2 vehicles: 207
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 117
  • 1995 to 1998: 522
  • 1990 to 1994: 516
  • 1980 to 1989: 828
  • 1970 to 1979: 770
  • 1960 to 1969: 226
  • 1950 to 1959: 169
  • 1940 to 1949: 113
  • 1939 or earlier: 168

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Creston-Bigfork, MT house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Creston-Bigfork, MT:

  • Less than $10,000: 10
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 5
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 5
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 16
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 16
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 18
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 25
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 30
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 18
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 34
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 80
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 179
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 165
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 331
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 247
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 329
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 175
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 265
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 71
  • $1,000,000 or more: 92
 


Creston-Bigfork rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Creston-Bigfork:

  • Less than $100: 18 people
  • $100 to $149: 8
  • $150 to $199: 2
  • $200 to $249: 3
  • $250 to $299: 4
  • $300 to $349: 5
  • $350 to $399: 11
  • $400 to $449: 13
  • $450 to $499: 10
  • $500 to $549: 13
  • $550 to $599: 19
  • $600 to $649: 29
  • $650 to $699: 33
  • $700 to $749: 28
  • $750 to $799: 17
  • $800 to $899: 46
  • $900 to $999: 28
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 27
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 13
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 70
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1
  • 1990 to 1994: 30
  • 1985 to 1989: 16
  • 1980 to 1984: 25
  • 1975 to 1979: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 57


Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.7%
Number of people working at home: 251 (8.4% of all workers)


Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 216
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 287
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 336
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 378
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 394
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 211
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 472
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 51
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 137
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 120
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 66
  • 90 or more minutes: 74
 

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,213 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 391 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 114 (4%)
  • Other means: 9 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 251 (8%)

Creston-Bigfork, MT household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 203
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 167
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 203
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 258
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 213
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 213
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 172
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 146
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 123
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 255
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 309
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 229
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 72
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 48
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 24
  • $200,000 or more: 30
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1038
 Irish: 659
 Norwegian: 571
 English: 538
 United States or American: 382
 Other groups: 300
 Scottish: 209
 Italian: 184
 Scotch-Irish: 171
 Swedish: 128
 French (except Basque): 120
 Danish: 106
 Polish: 97
 Dutch: 95
 Czech: 57
 European: 55
 Swiss: 55
 French Canadian: 52
 Welsh: 50
 British: 43
 Canadian: 35
 Russian: 33
 Portuguese: 28
 Finnish: 20
 Scandinavian: 20
 Hungarian: 17
 Yugoslavian: 16
 Czechoslovakian: 14
 Austrian: 13
 Ukrainian: 12
 Belgian: 11
 Romanian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Greek: 6
 Arab:: 5
 Estonian: 4
 Slovak: 4
 Serbian: 3
 Slovene: 3
 Lebanese: 3
 Basque: 3
 Eastern European: 3
 Celtic: 3
 Latvian: 2
 Lithuanian: 2
 Syrian: 2
 Maltese: 1
 Croatian: 1


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



  • Canada (37%)
  • Germany (21%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Other South Eastern Asia (8%)
  • Romania (6%)
  • Other Northern Europe (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)


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

  • This state: 2648
  • Northeast: 400
  • Midwest: 1213
  • South: 414
  • West: 1789

54% of Creston-Bigfork residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in Montana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 75
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 614
  • Less than 1 year of college: 147
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 416
  • Associate degree: 184
  • Bachelor's degree: 489
  • Master's degree: 154
  • Professional school degree: 34
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 30
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 642
  • Less than 1 year of college: 279
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 429
  • Associate degree: 173
  • Bachelor's degree: 510
  • Master's degree: 117
  • Professional school degree: 26
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 22.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $48,191
  • Black householders: $61,716
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $15,667
  • Asian householders: $29,578
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $38,323
  • Two or more races householders: $33,633
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $48,443

Creston-Bigfork marital status for males
Creston-Bigfork marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $265,882
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $118,453
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $173,124
  • Two or more races householders: $296,133
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $250,574

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,646
  • One, attached: 105
  • Two: 45
  • 3 or 4: 76
  • 5 to 9: 98
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • Mobile homes: 392
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $72,013


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Creston-Bigfork:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Creston-Bigfork
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (35.3%)
  • Wood (20.8%)
  • Utility gas (19.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Electricity (46.2%)
  • Wood (20.6%)
  • Utility gas (16.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Other fuel (2.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 89
Here:

11.4%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

9.3%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

19.3%
Montana:

11.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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