Columbia Falls, MT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,472 housing units in Columbia Falls. This represents a 20% growth from 1,227 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,472 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbia Falls is about 65.7%. Columbia Falls's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.3%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbia Falls were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom13.90%
Two Bedrooms24.80%
Three Bedrooms40.10%
Four Bedrooms13.70%
Five Bedrooms or more6.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$100,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$70,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.58
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$575

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage55.70%
Debt Free28.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.9%