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Whitefish,MT index of house prices

Total population: 6,864 (Urban population: 4,776 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 215 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,395 (3,230 occupied: 1,893 owner occupied, 1,283 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

32%

Housing density: 994 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $31,727.

Median contract rent in 2016: $427 (lower quartile is $314, upper quartile is $535)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,997


Median gross rent in Whitefish, MT in 2016: $502

Housing units in Whitefish with a mortgage: 1,277 (30 second mortgage, 91 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 617

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,910

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,483

Median monthly housing costs: $1,003


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Whitefish, Montana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $326,389 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Whitefish:

$326,389
Montana:

$217,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $223,672 - $502,783

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $437,960
Here:

$437,960
State:

$282,285

Townhouses or other attached units: $269,013
Here:

$269,013
State:

$286,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,813
Here:

$93,813
State:

$158,980

Mobile homes: $20,774
Here:

$20,774
State:

$83,786
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,104
  • In family households: 5,423 (1,030 male householders, 870 female householders)
    1,720 spouses, 1,531 children (1,435 natural, 131 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 200 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 18 other relatives, 33 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,541 (531 male householders (489 living alone)), 808 female householders (657 living alone)), 217 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 138

Size of family households: 1,093 2-persons, 382 3-persons, 299 4-persons, 138 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,146 1-person, 197 2-persons.

1,305 married couples with children.
71 single-parent households (43 men, 28 women).

98.0% of residents of Whitefish speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 70% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 150 (2.1%)
(24.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whitefish, Montana:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 2151 bedroom
  • 4142 bedrooms
  • 6633 bedrooms
  • 4694 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whitefish, Montana:

  • 74no bedroom
  • 3071 bedroom
  • 5932 bedrooms
  • 2943 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 77no vehicle
  • 4341 vehicle
  • 8962 vehicles
  • 3373 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish population

Cars and other vehicles available in Whitefish in renter-occupied apartments

  • 120no vehicle
  • 6721 vehicle
  • 3592 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Whitefish, Montana:

  • 231 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 3994 rooms
  • 2695 rooms
  • 4566 rooms
  • 1957 rooms
  • 1238 rooms
  • 2859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whitefish, Montana:

  • 831 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 4053 rooms
  • 3774 rooms
  • 1155 rooms
  • 1646 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 1879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish 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 %

  • Whitefish, MT household income distribution

  • Whitefish, MT household income distribution
  • 216Less than $10,000
  • 199$10,000 to $14,999
  • 82$15,000 to $19,999
  • 142$20,000 to $24,999
  • 162$25,000 to $29,999
  • 88$30,000 to $34,999
  • 136$35,000 to $39,999
  • 236$40,000 to $44,999
  • 221$45,000 to $49,999
  • 142$50,000 to $59,999
  • 317$60,000 to $74,999
  • 505$75,000 to $99,999
  • 295$100,000 to $124,999
  • 178$125,000 to $149,999
  • 143$150,000 to $199,999
  • 123$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Whitefish, MT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Whitefish, MT
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 26$15,000 to $19,999
  • 35$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 162$150,000 to $174,999
  • 47$175,000 to $199,999
  • 242$200,000 to $249,999
  • 196$250,000 to $299,999
  • 510$300,000 to $399,999
  • 170$400,000 to $499,999
  • 230$500,000 to $749,999
  • 191$750,000 to $999,999
  • 12$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 88$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Whitefish, MT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Whitefish, MT
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 18$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 32$400 to $449
  • 47$450 to $499
  • 78$500 to $549
  • 92$550 to $599
  • 70$600 to $649
  • 14$650 to $699
  • 34$700 to $749
  • 74$750 to $799
  • 201$800 to $899
  • 98$900 to $999
  • 174$1,000 to $1,249
  • 66$1,250 to $1,499
  • 44$1,500 to $1,999
  • 140No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 812000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 74Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Whitefish population
Whitefish commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 163
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 877
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 577
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 389
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 518
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 173
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 382
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 91
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 22
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 97
  • 90 or more minutes: 26
Whitefish, MT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.0%
Number of people working at home: 326 (8.9% of all workers)

Whitefish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,319 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 286 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 45 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (1%)
  • Walked: 262 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 326 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 663
 Irish: 320
 English: 308
 Norwegian: 302
 Scottish: 248
 Dutch: 219
 European: 178
 Polish: 145
 American: 139
 Northern European: 122
 Swedish: 77
 Scotch-Irish: 69
 Italian: 65
 Scandinavian: 53
 Russian: 36
 Welsh: 35
 Portuguese: 30
 Lithuanian: 27
 Greek: 17
 French Canadian: 13
 British: 10
 French (except Basque): 9

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

  • 31%Russia
  • 22%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 18%Canada
  • 15%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 12%Australia
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 2,601
  • Other state: 4,348
  • Northeast: 350
  • Midwest: 1,534
  • South: 720
  • West: 1,755

84% of Whitefish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Montana.

Whitefish:

83.8%
State average:

83.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 42
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 539
  • Less than 1 year of college: 117
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 351
  • Associate degree: 244
  • Bachelor's degree: 717
  • Master's degree: 199
  • Professional school degree: 379
  • Doctorate degree: 87

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: 1
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 441
  • Less than 1 year of college: 79
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 282
  • Associate degree: 398
  • Bachelor's degree: 952
  • Master's degree: 420
  • Professional school degree: 135
  • Doctorate degree: 46

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 8.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 25.2%Females
Whitefish marital status for males
Whitefish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,837
  • One, attached: 478
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 304
  • 5 to 9: 246
  • 10 to 19: 236
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 141
  • Mobile homes: 57

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,880

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Whitefish:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Whitefish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.4%)
  • Electricity (15.8%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (54.9%)
  • Electricity (41.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 176
Here:

36.7%
Montana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Montana:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 135
Here:

37.9%
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)