Great Falls, MT


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Living in Great Falls

Great Falls is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 59,638 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Great Falls is the third largest community in Montana.

Unlike some cities, Great Falls isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Great Falls are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Great Falls is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Falls who work in office and administrative support (13.83%), sales jobs (10.63%), and food service (8.34%).

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 15.97 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of people in Great Falls who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.47% of adults in Great Falls have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Great Falls in 2010 was $24,733, 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 $98,932 for a family of four. However, Great Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, Norwegian, English, and Italian.

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