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Bigfork is in Flathead County, in the Kalispell metro area.
The community was named for its location on the Swan River
The latitude of Bigfork is 48.063N. The longitude is -114.071W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,979 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,421.
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19% of Bigfork residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bigfork ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bigfork was $20,314, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Bigfork residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bigfork, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $994.
Libraries in Bigfork include Bigfork Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bigfork include Bigfork Eagle
Flathead County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bigfork political report.
The average commute time for Bigfork workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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