Kalispell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 23,212 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kalispell who work in office and administrative support (20.26%), sales jobs (13.58%), and management occupations (6.77%).
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.
One of the benefits of Kalispell is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.46 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The overall education level of Kalispell is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.80% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kalispell in 2010 was $23,485, which is lower middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,940 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Kalispell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.