Great Falls, Montana Population 2019

Great Falls, Montana's estimated population is 58,701 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Great Falls, Montana is the 3rd largest city in Montana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2559.62 people/mi² (988.27 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39.2 years, 37.4 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.22 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Great Falls, Montana is $44,725, while the mean household income is $63,868.

Great Falls Mt Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Great Falls Mt was:

  • White: 87.56%
  • Native American: 5.55%
  • Two or more races: 4.13%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%

How Many People Live in Great Falls, Montana?

58,701
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201858,701-141-0.24%
201758,842-37-0.06%
201658,879-391-0.66%
201559,270-73-0.12%
201459,343-185-0.31%
201359,5282710.46%
201259,257-119-0.20%
201159,3761560.26%
201059,2202,5300.44%
200056,6901,5930.29%
199055,097-1,787-0.32%
198056,884-3,207-0.55%
197060,0914,7340.82%
196055,35716,1433.51%
195039,2149,2862.74%
194029,9281,1060.38%
193028,8224,7011.80%
192024,12110,1735.63%
191013,948-982-0.68%
190014,93010,95114.14%
18903,9790.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201881,643390.05%
201781,604680.08%
201681,536-351-0.43%
201581,887-171-0.21%
201482,058-131-0.16%
201382,1895780.70%
201281,611-83-0.10%
201181,6941930.24%
201081,5010.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,785
American Indian and Alaska Native3,282
Two or More Races2,443
Asian634
Black or African American513
Some Other Race429
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander58

Great Falls Mt Population Pyramid 2019

Great Falls Mt Median Age

39.2


Total

37.4


Male

40.6


Female

Great Falls Mt Adults

There are 46,343 adults, (10,556 of whom are seniors) in Great Falls Mt.

Great Falls Mt Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Falls Mt Sex Ratio

Female

30,004

50.73%

Male

29,140

49.27%

Great Falls Mt Households and Families

Great Falls Mt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Great Falls Mt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female45.6%54.4%
Male45.2%54.8%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,7372.2263.8
Married11,1372.9283.6
Non Family10,5701.2249.9
Female2,8542.9645.6
Male1,1762.8945.2

2.85

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Great Falls Mt Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8112.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,5526.29%
High School Graduate12,41930.62%
Some College9,92024.46%
Associates Degree3,8309.44%
Bachelors Degree7,27817.95%
Graduate Degree3,7479.24%

Great Falls Mt Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,82633,31410,266
Native American1,7981,345157
Hispanic1,162853153
Multiple Races1,0651,012169
Asian545486176
Black337313134
Other Race21314233
Islander4626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 39.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,723$37,858$28,398
Less Than High School$17,869$17,308$18,636
High School Grad$26,181$30,779$22,028
Some College$31,277$37,346$25,885
Bachelors Degree$40,056$48,211$34,281
Graduate Degree$53,839$67,440$44,752

$32,723

Average Earnings

$37,858

Average Male

$28,398

Average Female

Great Falls Mt Language

Great Falls Mt Language by Age

Great Falls Mt Language

97.05% of Great Falls Mt residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Great Falls Mt Poverty

Great Falls Mt Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,2455,93412.05%
Native2,9521,34545.56%
Hispanic2,36474131.35%
Multiple2,34037015.81%
Black47811423.85%
Other41010826.34%
Asian61510416.91%
Islander461430.43%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Falls Mt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Falls Mt is Native, with 45.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Falls Mt is White, with 12.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.95%
High School13.21%
Some College11.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.79%
Male Unemployed22.47%
Female Employed9.35%
Male Employed6.99%

Great Falls Mt Income

Great Falls Mt Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,725$63,868
Families$61,030$79,452
Married Families$73,965-
Non Families$26,701$39,394

Great Falls Mt Marital Status

Great Falls Mt Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Falls Mt Married by Age and Sex

Great Falls Mt Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Great Falls Mt Marital Status by Race

Great Falls Mt Veterans

6,504

Number of Veterans

5,588

Male Veterans

916

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,940
Vietnam1,805
First Gulf War1,548
Korea643
World War II238
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,747
75+1,288
65 to 741,233
55 to 641,172
18 to 341,064

Great Falls Mt Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,93914.74%
Hispanic21213.94%
Indian1989.29%
2 or More16912.05%
Black10624.88%
Asian6010.95%
Other328.60%

Great Falls Mt Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Falls Mt Employment Status

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Great Falls Mt Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.49%

Born in Montana

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.81% of Great Falls Mt residents were born in the United States, with 58.49% having been born in Montana. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.