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Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, in the Kalispell metro area.
The community was named for its location near Whitefish Lake
The latitude of Whitefish is 48.411N. The longitude is -114.336W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,028 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,784.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitefish demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Flathead County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59937 ZIP code.
19% of Whitefish residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitefish ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitefish was $24,098, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Whitefish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Whitefish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $427. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.
Libraries in Whitefish include Whitefish Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Whitefish include Whitefish Pilot
Flathead County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitefish political report.
The average commute time for Whitefish workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Whitefish, MTPros: I've lived here for most of my life so it's home, it's community, part of who I am...
Cons: The dynamics of the entire valley have changed with so many new people, businesses and subdivisions being built...
This is a good place to Live until you die.
General info: I know I will never have my "hometown" back again and I'm accepting that but it does make me sad...Blog about Whitefish
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