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ZIP Code 59247

Primary City:Medicine Lake, MT (View All Cities)
County: Sheridan County
Timezone: Mountain (9:06am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.5, -104.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59247

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59247. 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 59247. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59247, 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:
Medicine Lake, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59247 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59247 is located in northeast Montana and covers a slightly higher than average 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 59247 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59247 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 314
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 216
Median Home Value $101,400
Land Area 154.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 148
Median Household Income $48,021

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male89975137858221911133630
Female12121195613241312239135540
Total20212016101920109213442202681170

Gender

 Male 156 50%
 Female 158 50%
Gender

Race

 White 289 92.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 3.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1139303718130
Renter56163510
Total61910364023140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 46%
 Single Guardian 25 17%
 Singles 52 35%
 Singles With Roommate 3 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 110 74%
 Households with Kids 38 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11131233023121131021
Female15136121222142422101
Total26267354245263553122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59247 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59247 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 59247 real estate data, the median home value of $101,400 is slightly less 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 59247. Rentals in 59247 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59247 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 314 100%
 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 46 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 75 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 13%
 Households Vacant 68 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 6%
 3+ Bedroom 30 94%
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 $48,021 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59247 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. More commuters in 59247 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 108 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 96 33%
 No Earnings 83 29%
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 108 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 96 33%
 No Earnings 83 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 138 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 10%
 Worked at Home 8 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 9 7%
 High School Graduate 75 58%
 Associate's degree 15 12%
 Bachelor's degree 23 18%
 Master's degree 7 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 44 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59247

ZIP Code 59247 is in the Medicine Lake K-12 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59247.

Medicine Lake School
311 Young St
Medicine Lake, MT 59247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medicine Lake K-12 School District
Medicine Lake High School
311 Young St
Medicine Lake, MT 59247
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medicine Lake K-12 School District
Medicine Lake 7-8
311 Young St
Medicine Lake, MT 59247
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Medicine Lake K-12 School District

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