Columbia Falls, Montana Population 2022

6,758
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Columbia Falls is a city located in Flathead County Montana. Columbia Falls has a 2020 population of 6,758. Columbia Falls is currently growing at a rate of 4.55% annually and its population has increased by 43.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,710 in 2010.

The average household income in Columbia Falls is $61,091 with a poverty rate of 10.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $195,700. The median age in Columbia Falls is 44.1 years, 41.7 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Columbia Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbia Fallswas:

  • White: 97.37%
  • Native American: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbia Falls, Montana is 6,758 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,758.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,710.

Columbia Falls, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,28697.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native651.20%
Two or More Races591.09%
Asian110.20%
Some Other Race80.15%
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Columbia Falls Population by Race

Columbia Falls Population Pyramid $2022

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Columbia Falls Median Age

44.1


Total

41.7


Male

46.4


Female

Columbia Falls Adults

There are 4,255 adults, (849 of whom are seniors) in Columbia Falls.

Columbia Falls Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Falls Sex Ratio

Female

3,022

55.66%

Male

2,407

44.34%

Columbia Falls Population by Age

Columbia Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
All70.8%29.2%
Married80.4%19.6%
Male100%0%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3682.2670.8
Married1,2892.8280.4
Non Family8551.2460.7
Female2102.8451.4
Male143.29100

2.83

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Columbia Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade781.97%
9th to 12th Grade832.10%
High School Graduate1,23131.09%
Some College96124.27%
Associates Degree54413.74%
Bachelors Degree80920.43%
Graduate Degree2536.39%
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Columbia Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8343,6731,015
Native American656522
Hispanic32328
2+ Races171717
Asian1111
Other Race888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Columbia Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,758$35,840$27,252
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$$
High School Graduate$31,677$32,382$26,659
Some College$28,692$35,255$25,817
Bachelors Degree$33,125$41,563$30,577
Graduate Degree$32,000$38,051$31,688

$30,758

Average Earnings

$35,840

Average Male

$27,252

Average Female

Columbia Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Falls Language by Age

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Columbia Falls Language

96.57% of Columbia Falls residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Columbia Falls Language

Columbia Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1084799.38%
Native573561.40%
Hispanic1002121.00%
OtherNaN%

10.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.62%

Male Poverty Rate

11.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia Falls is Native, with 61.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia Falls is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.87%.

Columbia Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.50%
High School8.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Columbia Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed32.76%
Female Employed6.63%
Male Employed2.29%

Columbia Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,821$61,091
Families$60,324$76,824
Married Families$64,184-
Non Families$20,661$33,249
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Income by Household Type

Columbia Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Columbia Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbia Falls Marital Status by Race

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Columbia Falls Marital Status

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437

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam134
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War66
World War II8
Korea8

Columbia Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54133
55 to 64126
18 to 3465
65 to 7458
75+55

Columbia Falls Veterans by Age

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Columbia Falls Veterans by Race

Columbia Falls Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Falls Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia Falls Employment by Age

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Columbia Falls Employment by Race

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Columbia Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.16%

Born in Columbia Falls

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Columbia Falls residents were born in the United States, with 52.16% having been born in Montana. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Columbia Falls Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,7582944.55%
20216,4642944.76%
20206,1702945.00%
20195,8762945.27%
20185,5822154.01%
20175,3671683.23%
20165,1991412.79%
20155,0581442.93%
20144,9141182.46%
20134,796641.35%
20124,732160.34%
20114,71660.13%
20104,7101,0652.60%
20003,6457032.17%
19902,942-170-0.56%
19803,1124601.61%
19702,6520.00%

Columbia Falls Population by Year