Great Falls, MT

map preview
Map Loading GIF Please wait, loading your map...


Great Falls profile

Living in Great Falls

Great Falls is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 58,701 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Great Falls is the third largest community in Montana.

Great Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Great Falls is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Falls who work in office and administrative support (12.49%), sales jobs (11.77%), and management occupations (8.11%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Great Falls spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.76 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The overall education level of Great Falls is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.08% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Great Falls in 2010 was $29,203, which is upper middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,812 for a family of four. However, Great Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Great Falls is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Great Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Great Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Great Falls include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Great Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.