Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexColumbia FallsMontanaNational
Income per capita$27,612$27,309$29,829
Median household income$48,427$48,380$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,813$60,564$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,668$30,651$35,192
Median earnings male$34,777$31,798$36,919
Median earnings female$24,807$21,711$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.6%4.7%
Poverty level10.3%14.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Columbia Falls is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Columbia Falls is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia Falls is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Columbia Falls is 32% lower than the national average

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      $32,281 $48,427 $96,854
      $32,250 $48,380 $96,760
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Columbia Falls median earnings by income bracket

      Columbia Falls employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.4%16.4%
      Manufacturing sector10.2%10.2%
      Financial & insurance services6.4%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%13.3%
      Public administration3.0%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%13.9%
      Education, health & social services6.3%6.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Evergreen, MT8,416$59,3387.3%
      West Glacier, MT124$59,1677.0%
      Whitefish, MT8,032$51,8216.3%
      Helena Flats, MT1,219$48,43812.4%
      Kalispell, MT23,935$47,75013.7%
      Columbia Falls, MT5,651$48,42712.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      North Windham, ME5,651$80,96346.3%
      Clarion, PA5,650$33,85438.8%
      Covington, VA5,653$41,02425.8%
      Oliver, BC5,648n/a 
      Didsbury, AB5,654n/a 
      Columbia Falls, MT5,651$48,42712.5%
      Source: The Columbia Falls, MT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).