Kalispell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 22,052 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Kalispell is the seventh largest community in Montana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kalispell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kalispell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kalispell who work in office and administrative support (20.12%), sales jobs (13.07%), and management occupations (9.33%).
Also of interest is that Kalispell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Kalispell spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.33 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Kalispell is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.56% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kalispell in 2010 was $22,782, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,128 for a family of four. However, Kalispell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kalispell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kalispell residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kalispell include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Kalispell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.