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Location of Evergreen, Montana
|• Total||8.8 sq mi (22.8 km2)|
|• Land||8.6 sq mi (22.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||2,923 ft (891 m)|
|• Density||884/sq mi (341.5/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0783257|
U.S. Route 2 passes through the community, leading northeast 29 miles (47 km) to West Glacier, at the entrance to Glacier National Park. The center of Kalispell is 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Evergreen via US 2 and U.S. Route 93. Montana Highway 35 leads southeast from Evergreen 20 miles (32 km) to Bigfork.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Evergreen CDP has a total area of 8.8 square miles (22.8 km2), of which 8.6 square miles (22.3 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2), or 2.32%, is water.
This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Evergreen has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,215 people, 2,414 households, and 1,694 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 775.7 people per square mile (299.6/km²). There were 2,532 housing units at an average density of 316.0 per square mile (122.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.82% White, 0.24% African American, 2.01% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.87% of the population.
There were 2,414 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,451, and the median income for a family was $35,346. Males had a median income of $30,467 versus $19,292 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,277. About 12.3% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.
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