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ZIP Code 59079

Primary City:Shepherd, MT (View All Cities)
County: Yellowstone County
Timezone: Mountain (6:54pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.0, -108.3
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59079. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 59079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59079, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Shepherd, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59079 is located in central Montana and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 59079 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,481
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,354
Median Home Value $166,400
Land Area 354.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,283
Median Household Income $64,816

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male106135172134758295124141147159123103954735149
Female1031431201166976105121130156164129102713227615
Total20927829225014415820024527130332325220516679622024

Gender

 Male 1,796 52%
 Female 1,685 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,291 94.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 2.0%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 98 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner18992253092331484811
Renter10474440251682
Total281462693492581645613

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 796 62%
 Single Guardian 191 15%
 Singles 219 17%
 Singles With Roommate 77 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 794 62%
 Households with Kids 489 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male212222222818272834293828354227363122189
Female2313203028272530332520212232213624201515
Total4435425256455258675458495774487255423324

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59079 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 59079 real estate data, the median home value of $166,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 59079. Rentals in 59079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,481 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 777 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 314 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 192 14%
 Households Vacant 71 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 12 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 17%
 3+ Bedroom 50 83%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $64,816 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59079 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 59079. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,333 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 800 28%
 No Earnings 758 26%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,333 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 800 28%
 No Earnings 758 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,683 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 3%
 Worked at Home 87 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 53 4%
 High School Graduate 948 77%
 Associate's degree 42 3%
 Bachelor's degree 142 12%
 Master's degree 21 2%
 Professional school degree 26 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 659 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 96 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59079

ZIP Code 59079 is in the Shepherd Elementary School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59079.

Shepherd Elementary
7842 Shepherd Rd
Shepherd, MT 59079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shepherd Elementary School District
Shepherd 7-8
7842 Shepherd Rd
Shepherd, MT 59079
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Shepherd Elementary School District
Shepherd High School
7842 Shepherd Rd
Shepherd, MT 59079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shepherd H S School District

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