Columbia Falls is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 5,093 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbia Falls who work in office and administrative support (12.72%), management occupations (10.92%), and food service (9.85%).
Being a small city, Columbia Falls does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Columbia Falls citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.61% of adults 25 and older in Columbia Falls have a college degree.
The per capita income in Columbia Falls in 2010 was $21,284, which is lower middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,136 for a family of four.
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 Norwegian, French , Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Columbia Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.