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Total population: 59,366 (Urban population: 59,348, Rural population: 18 (all nonfarm))

Great Falls,MT index of house prices


Houses: 25,253 (23,785 occupied: 15,011 owner occupied, 8,774 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1296 houses/condos per square mile


Median contract rent in 2009: $442 (lower quartile is $337, upper quartile is $557)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $482


Median gross rent in Great Falls, MT in 2009: $525


Housing units in Great Falls with a mortgage: 8,889 (1,195 second mortgage, 817 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,821


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,724


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,669


Median monthly housing costs: $648





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Great Falls, Montana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $148,185 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Great Falls:

$148,185
Montana:

$176,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,541 - $191,832

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $179,193
Here:

$179,193
State:

$250,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $197,234
Here:

$197,234
State:

$190,973

In 2-unit structures: $425,635
Here:

$425,635
State:

$217,204

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,238
Here:

$124,238
State:

$183,986

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,969
Here:

$267,969
State:

$173,421

Mobile homes: $40,676
Here:

$40,676
State:

$51,663

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,099
  • In family households: 44,708 (11,162 male householders, 3,794 female householders)
    11,451 spouses, 15,982 children (14,633 natural, 495 adopted, 854 stepchildren), 407 grandchildren, 208 brothers or sisters, 317 parents, 378 other relatives, 1,009 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,391 (3,983 male householders (3,207 living alone)), 4,872 female householders (4,328 living alone)), 1,536 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,545 (1,291 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,093 2-persons, 3,205 3-persons, 2,894 4-persons, 1,174 5-persons, 375 6-persons, 215 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,535 1-person, 1,150 2-persons, 132 3-persons, 38 4-persons.

9,170 married couples with children.
3,926 single-parent households (886 men, 3,040 women).

95.1% of residents of Great Falls speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,395 (2.5%)
(68.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Great Falls, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 132
  • 3 rooms: 453
  • 4 rooms: 2,071
  • 5 rooms: 2,705
  • 6 rooms: 2,267
  • 7 rooms: 2,443
  • 8 rooms: 2,504
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,436
  • 1 room: 543
  • 2 rooms: 1,211
  • 3 rooms: 1,781
  • 4 rooms: 2,532
  • 5 rooms: 1,331
  • 6 rooms: 660
  • 7 rooms: 321
  • 8 rooms: 186
  • 9 or more rooms: 209
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Great Falls, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 611
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,679
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,826
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,595
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,294
  • no bedroom: 730
  • 1 bedroom: 2,759
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,545
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,233
  • 4 bedrooms: 372
  • 5+ bedrooms: 135
Cars and other vehicles available in Great Falls, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 440
  • 1 vehicle: 3,924
  • 2 vehicles: 6,923
  • 3 vehicles: 2,565
  • 4 vehicles: 828
  • 5+ vehicles: 331
  • no vehicle: 1,929
  • 1 vehicle: 4,407
  • 2 vehicles: 1,927
  • 3 vehicles: 387
  • 4 vehicles: 95
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 569
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,166
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,885
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,623
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,059
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,111
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,062
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,292
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,040

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Great Falls, MT house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Great Falls, MT:

  • Less than $10,000: 162
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 81
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 91
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 112
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 100
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 87
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 67
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 127
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 164
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 232
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 266
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 261
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 346
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1402
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2349
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 3166
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1925
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 2309
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1186
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 820
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 238
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 153
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 25
  • $1,000,000 or more: 50
 


Great Falls rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Great Falls:

  • Less than $100: 156 people
  • $100 to $149: 86
  • $150 to $199: 451
  • $200 to $249: 254
  • $250 to $299: 287
  • $300 to $349: 435
  • $350 to $399: 512
  • $400 to $449: 651
  • $450 to $499: 742
  • $500 to $549: 670
  • $550 to $599: 782
  • $600 to $649: 489
  • $650 to $699: 607
  • $700 to $749: 449
  • $750 to $799: 147
  • $800 to $899: 337
  • $900 to $999: 301
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 214
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 72
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 59
  • $2,000 or more: 118
  • No cash rent: 341
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 149
  • 1990 to 1994: 95
  • 1985 to 1989: 120
  • 1980 to 1984: 119
  • 1975 to 1979: 70
  • 1970 to 1974: 88
  • 1970 to 1974: 70
  • 1965 to 1969: 684


Great Falls, MT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.8%
Number of people working at home: 825 (3.2% of all workers)


Great Falls commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 985
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5412
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8565
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5807
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2322
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 337
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 696
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 70
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 154
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 197
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 215
  • 90 or more minutes: 255
 


Great Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 21,139 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,593 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 231 (1%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 123 (0%)
  • Walked: 812 (3%)
  • Other means: 69 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 825 (3%)
 


Great Falls, MT household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2914
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2194
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2022
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2166
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1684
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1780
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1659
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1494
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1341
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2078
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1773
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1396
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 528
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 277
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 195
  • $200,000 or more: 310
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 10100
 Other groups: 5366
 Irish: 5176
 Norwegian: 4809
 English: 3905
 United States or American: 3273
 Italian: 1559
 French (except Basque): 1276
 Swedish: 1076
 Scotch-Irish: 1014
 Scottish: 1012
 Polish: 956
 Dutch: 697
 French Canadian: 549
 Danish: 544
 European: 467
 Finnish: 444
 Czech: 245
 Scandinavian: 231
 Yugoslavian: 204
 Welsh: 201
 Czechoslovakian: 200
 Russian: 199
 Austrian: 195
 British: 190
 Greek: 176
 Hungarian: 153
 Croatian: 146
 Slovak: 135
 Swiss: 128
 Belgian: 118
 Ukrainian: 95
 Portuguese: 74
 Northern European: 67
 Subsaharan African:: 58
 Slavic: 56
 Slovene: 52
 Canadian: 49
 African: 46
 Arab:: 41
 Lebanese: 35
 Serbian: 28
 Pennsylvania German: 25
 Turkish: 25
 Basque: 23
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 18
 Romanian: 17
 Australian: 14
 Jamaican: 14
 Luxemburger: 12
 Estonian: 12
 Celtic: 11
 Icelander: 10
 Lithuanian: 8
 Bulgarian: 8
 Other Subsaharan African: 6
 Egyptian: 6
 Nigerian: 6
 German Russian: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 4
 Israeli: 4


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



  • Canada (20%)
  • Germany (17%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • France (4%)
  • Poland (3%)


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

  • This state: 32533
  • Northeast: 2017
  • Midwest: 8448
  • South: 3621
  • West: 7779

54% of Great Falls residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Montana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 56
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 58
  • 5th and 6th grade: 78
  • 7th and 8th grade: 592
  • 9th grade: 268
  • 10th grade: 443
  • 11th grade: 307
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 427
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,820
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,386
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,957
  • Associate degree: 1,067
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,736
  • Master's degree: 986
  • Professional school degree: 458
  • Doctorate degree: 95

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 32
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 102
  • 7th and 8th grade: 529
  • 9th grade: 325
  • 10th grade: 467
  • 11th grade: 498
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 607
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,486
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,567
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,533
  • Associate degree: 1,503
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,998
  • Master's degree: 900
  • Professional school degree: 191
  • Doctorate degree: 30

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.5%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 21.4%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 7.1%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 24.2%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 19.3%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 3.1%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 3.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 8.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 3.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 2.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 10.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $43,377
  • Black householders: $53,335
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $16,555
  • Asian householders: $36,031
  • Some other race householders: $46,673
  • Two or more races householders: $34,190
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $31,317
Great Falls household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Great Falls household income for Black householders
Great Falls household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Great Falls household income for Asian householders
Great Falls household income for Some other race householders
Great Falls household income for Two or more races householders
Great Falls household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Great Falls marital status for males
Great Falls marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $152,314
  • Black or African American householders: $122,578
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $131,169
  • Asian householders: $123,900
  • Some other race householders: $146,532
  • Two or more races householders: $147,854
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $150,662

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,744
  • One, attached: 706
  • Two: 1,241
  • 3 or 4: 1,756
  • 5 to 9: 1,098
  • 10 to 19: 1,332
  • 20 to 49: 1,164
  • 50 or more: 850
  • Mobile homes: 1,342
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 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 (95.4%)
  • Electricity (2.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (76.7%)
  • Electricity (17.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 544
Here:

8.2%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 123
Here:

3.5%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 620
Here:

32.3%
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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