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Great Falls, MT (Montana) Houses and Residents

Great Falls,MT index of house prices

Total population: 59,152 (Urban population: 56,627, Rural population: 17 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 27,654 (25,290 occupied: 15,616 owner occupied, 9,678 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

32%

Housing density: 1,419 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $134,384.

Median contract rent in 2016: $365 (lower quartile is $267, upper quartile is $454)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $476


Median gross rent in Great Falls, MT in 2016: $407

Housing units in Great Falls with a mortgage: 9,523 (333 second mortgage, 601 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,105

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,656

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,115

Median monthly housing costs: $736


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Great Falls, Montana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $167,353 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Great Falls:

$167,353
Montana:

$217,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,760 - $216,585

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $205,964
Here:

$205,964
State:

$282,285

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,080
Here:

$217,080
State:

$286,648

In 2-unit structures: $231,564
Here:

$231,564
State:

$232,929

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,429
Here:

$166,429
State:

$238,389

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,468
Here:

$95,468
State:

$158,980

Mobile homes: $50,402
Here:

$50,402
State:

$83,786
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,265
  • In family households: 44,066 (7,459 male householders, 7,297 female householders)
    10,534 spouses, 14,793 children (13,408 natural, 887 adopted, 535 stepchildren), 1,287 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 337 parents, 750 other relatives, 1,652 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,528 (5,136 male householders (4,083 living alone)), 5,507 female householders (4,531 living alone)), 2,889 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,781

Size of family households: 7,394 2-persons, 2,844 3-persons, 3,006 4-persons, 887 5-persons, 441 6-persons, 111 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,626 1-person, 1,808 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 98 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

7,096 married couples with children.
3,794 single-parent households (945 men, 2,849 women).

96.8% of residents of Great Falls speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 991 (1.7%)
(78.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Great Falls, Montana:

  • 126no bedroom
  • 2771 bedroom
  • 3,4322 bedrooms
  • 6,3833 bedrooms
  • 3,7914 bedrooms
  • 1,6115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Great Falls, Montana:

  • 1,105no bedroom
  • 2,2521 bedroom
  • 3,8862 bedrooms
  • 1,5533 bedrooms
  • 5804 bedrooms
  • 2405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Great Falls in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 131no vehicle
  • 3,9601 vehicle
  • 6,3602 vehicles
  • 3,4903 vehicles
  • 1,1834 vehicles
  • 4025+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population

Cars and other vehicles available in Great Falls in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,312no vehicle
  • 5,1371 vehicle
  • 2,3992 vehicles
  • 4903 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 1715+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Great Falls, Montana:

  • 1141 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 3013 rooms
  • 1,8624 rooms
  • 2,1845 rooms
  • 2,6876 rooms
  • 2,7537 rooms
  • 2,3368 rooms
  • 3,3439+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Great Falls, Montana:

  • 1,0761 room
  • 3092 rooms
  • 1,5063 rooms
  • 2,8464 rooms
  • 2,1375 rooms
  • 7156 rooms
  • 3797 rooms
  • 3818 rooms
  • 2939+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Great Falls, MT household income distribution

  • Great Falls, MT household income distribution
  • 2,105Less than $10,000
  • 1,330$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,119$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,552$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,840$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,435$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,284$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,410$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,262$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,694$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,905$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,746$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,707$100,000 to $124,999
  • 638$125,000 to $149,999
  • 759$150,000 to $199,999
  • 565$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Great Falls, MT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Great Falls, MT
  • 246Less than $10,000
  • 93$10,000 to $14,999
  • 81$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 84$25,000 to $29,999
  • 201$30,000 to $34,999
  • 173$35,000 to $39,999
  • 260$40,000 to $49,999
  • 369$50,000 to $59,999
  • 82$60,000 to $69,999
  • 126$70,000 to $79,999
  • 499$80,000 to $89,999
  • 664$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,007$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,944$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,686$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,341$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,133$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,034$250,000 to $299,999
  • 913$300,000 to $399,999
  • 379$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • 75$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Great Falls, MT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Great Falls, MT
  • 189Less than $100
  • 84$100 to $149
  • 143$150 to $199
  • 233$200 to $249
  • 296$250 to $299
  • 137$300 to $349
  • 154$350 to $399
  • 709$400 to $449
  • 540$450 to $499
  • 1,135$500 to $549
  • 973$550 to $599
  • 719$600 to $649
  • 603$650 to $699
  • 547$700 to $749
  • 227$750 to $799
  • 981$800 to $899
  • 647$900 to $999
  • 518$1,000 to $1,249
  • 30$1,250 to $1,499
  • 55$1,500 to $1,999
  • 85$2,000 to $2,499
  • 14$2,500 to $2,999
  • 77$3,000 to $3,499
  • 362No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1582010 or later
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 2371990 to 1999
  • 2391980 to 1989
  • 1581970 to 1979
  • 754Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Great Falls population
Great Falls commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 885
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,746
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,635
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,741
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,477
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 234
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 604
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 22
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 219
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 256
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 236
  • 90 or more minutes: 51
Great Falls, MT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.1%
Number of people working at home: 773 (2.7% of all workers)

Great Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,331 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 3,029 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 184 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 23 (0%)
  • Taxi: 167 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 139 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,090 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 773 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4,726
 Norwegian: 2,212
 Irish: 2,026
 American: 1,974
 English: 1,312
 European: 988
 Italian: 775
 French (except Basque): 441
 Polish: 362
 Scottish: 329
 Swedish: 284
 Scotch-Irish: 282
 Scandinavian: 273
 Dutch: 235
 Czech: 222
 Welsh: 143
 Finnish: 142
 Croatian: 141
 French Canadian: 115
 British: 100
 Danish: 99
 Northern European: 81
 Yugoslavian: 69
 Eastern European: 66
 Canadian: 59
 Ukrainian: 46
 Austrian: 45
 Czechoslovakian: 42
 Russian: 40
 Swiss: 39
 Slovak: 38
 Slavic: 36
 Hungarian: 35
 Iranian: 31
 Greek: 29
 German Russian: 25
 Belizean: 18
 Lebanese: 17
 Armenian: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 14
 Basque: 14
 Portuguese: 9
 Brazilian: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Serbian: 8
 Slovene: 8
 Lithuanian: 6

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

  • 14%Canada
  • 12%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 11%Germany
  • 7%Philippines
  • 5%Korea
  • 5%Pakistan
  • 3%Japan

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

  • This state: 34,713
  • Other state: 22,693
  • Northeast: 2,437
  • Midwest: 8,278
  • South: 3,400
  • West: 8,636

81% of Great Falls residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Montana.

Great Falls:

81.4%
State average:

83.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 101
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 82
  • 5th and 6th grade: 113
  • 7th and 8th grade: 383
  • 9th grade: 149
  • 10th grade: 186
  • 11th grade: 430
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 340
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,018
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,888
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,477
  • Associate degree: 2,204
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,608
  • Master's degree: 749
  • Professional school degree: 250
  • Doctorate degree: 36

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 122
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 142
  • 9th grade: 254
  • 10th grade: 481
  • 11th grade: 381
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 397
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,913
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,825
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,001
  • Associate degree: 2,257
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,304
  • Master's degree: 1,516
  • Professional school degree: 113
  • Doctorate degree: 69

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.9%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 19.3%Males
  • 16.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 57.8%Males
  • 10.2%Females
Great Falls marital status for males
Great Falls marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,615
  • One, attached: 1,097
  • Two: 483
  • 3 or 4: 1,423
  • 5 to 9: 915
  • 10 to 19: 1,771
  • 20 to 49: 1,616
  • 50 or more: 1,520
  • Mobile homes: 1,424

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,297

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Great Falls:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Great Falls
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.9%)
  • Electricity (8.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (65.5%)
  • Electricity (29.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 312
Here:

5.5%
Montana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 215
Here:

8.3%
Montana:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 366
Here:

15.6%
Montana:

11.9%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)