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ZIP Code 59401

Primary City:Great Falls, MT (View All Cities)
County: Cascade County
Timezone: Mountain (5:15pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.52, -111.27
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59401. 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 59401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59401, 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:
Great Falls, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59401 is located in north Montana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 59401 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59401 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,774
Population Density 4,433 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,749
Median Home Value $139,900
Land Area 3.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,236
Median Household Income $39,660

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male496393369418607628532415429527549454355212169147103123
Female437339354423559549403371384510561484375259207190177266
Total9337327238411,1661,1779357868131,0371,110938730471376337280389

Gender

 Male 6,926 50%
 Female 6,848 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,950 86.8%
 Black Or African American 133 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 948 6.9%
 Asian 91 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.2%
 Other Race 82 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 549 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner89460457802714377293151
Renter411629427560365208155138
Total5001,0898841,3621,079585448289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,217 36%
 Single Guardian 1,024 16%
 Singles 2,523 40%
 Singles With Roommate 472 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,632 74%
 Households with Kids 1,604 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1169210487848985726379817462737785968575101
Female85112697284646164666079835973737488979198
Total201204173159168153146136129139160157121146150159184182166199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 59401 real estate data, the median home value of $139,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59401 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,369 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 253 1.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 64 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 88 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,394 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 949 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,893 43%
 Households Vacant 513 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 239 46.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.6%
 For Sale Only 63 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 5.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 8.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 25.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 376 13%
 1 Bedroom 1,144 40%
 2 Bedroom 825 29%
 3+ Bedroom 547 19%
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 $39,660 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59401 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. The commute in 59401 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,818 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,018 26%
 No Earnings 3,619 32%
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 4,818 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,018 26%
 No Earnings 3,619 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,037 87.5%
 Public transportation 56 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 542 7.9%
 Worked at Home 251 3.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 738 16%
 High School Graduate 2,473 52%
 Associate's degree 457 10%
 Bachelor's degree 800 17%
 Master's degree 185 4%
 Professional school degree 108 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,560 73.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 185 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 376 17.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59401

ZIP Code 59401 is in the Great Falls Elementary School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59401.

Morningside School
4119 7th Ave North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Great Falls Elementary School District
Roosevelt School
2501 2nd Ave North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Great Falls Elementary School District
Whittier School
305 8th St North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Great Falls Elementary School District
Holy Spirit Catholic School
2820 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT 59401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Foothills Community Christian School
2210 5th Ave N
Great Falls, MT 59401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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