Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 59520

Primary City:Big Sandy, MT (View All Cities)
County: Chouteau County
Timezone: Mountain (5:24pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.0, -110.1
ZIP (~38 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59520. 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 59520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59520, 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:
Big Sandy, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59520 is located in north Montana and covers an extremely 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 59520 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59520 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,030
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 585
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 1,084.27 sq mi
Water Area 4.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 448
Median Household Income $37,679

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male233332441930202229293652473716251310
Female204628261916312132274255522920211414
Total4379607038465143615678107996636462724

Gender

 Male 517 50%
 Female 513 50%
Gender

Race

 White 972 94.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 2.6%
 Asian 8 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.4%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2283957100505111
Renter5202124191326
Total7486081119635317

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 239 53%
 Single Guardian 56 13%
 Singles 141 31%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 334 75%
 Households with Kids 114 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male51765875855413514108664
Female2363968158465674841004
Total741391414152016911919121818121668

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59520 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59520 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 59520 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59520 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59520 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,012 98%
 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 18 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 116 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 222 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 110 19%
 Households Vacant 137 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 8.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 22 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 27.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 46.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 18 11%
 2 Bedroom 48 29%
 3+ Bedroom 97 58%
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 $37,679 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59520 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. 59520 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 59520 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 59520 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 425 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 223 23%
 No Earnings 309 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 425 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 223 23%
 No Earnings 309 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 319 58%
 Public transportation 14 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 18%
 Worked at Home 116 21%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 33 7.8%
 High School Graduate 287 67.8%
 Associate's degree 24 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 63 14.9%
 Master's degree 13 3.1%
 Professional school degree 3 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 209 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59520

ZIP Code 59520 is in the Big Sandy Elementary School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59520.

F E Miley School
342 Vernon Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Big Sandy Elementary School District
Warrick School
29200 Warrick Rd
Big Sandy, MT 59520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warrick Elementary School District
Big Sandy High School
398 First Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Big Sandy H S School District
Big Sandy 7-8
398 First Ave
Big Sandy, MT 59520
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Big Sandy Elementary School District

Nearby ZIP Codes