Columbia Falls is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 5,575 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Columbia Falls is the 18th largest community in Montana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Columbia Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Columbia Falls is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbia Falls who work in management occupations (13.45%), sales jobs (12.47%), and office and administrative support (8.92%).
Columbia Falls is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Columbia Falls who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.44% of adults in Columbia Falls have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Columbia Falls in 2010 was $27,900, which is upper middle income relative to Montana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,600 for a family of four. However, Columbia Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Columbia Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Columbia Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Columbia Falls include German, Norwegian, French, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Columbia Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.