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ZIP Code 59601

Primary City:Helena, MT (View All Cities)
County: Lewis and Clark County
Timezone: Mountain (7:16am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -112.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59601. 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 59601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59601, 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:
Helena, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59601 is located in west 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 59601 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,283
Population Density 212 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,056
Median Home Value $199,900
Land Area 138.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,266
Median Household Income $52,207

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8317908259841,1581,0498367177719861,0971,1851,043664397297237278
Female8427707109781,2289738287188181,0721,2401,277995705495413447629
Total1,6731,5601,5351,9622,3862,0221,6641,4351,5892,0582,3372,4622,0381,369892710684907

Gender

 Male 14,145 48%
 Female 15,138 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,358 93.4%
 Black Or African American 120 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 680 2.3%
 Asian 194 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 159 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 751 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner646309121,7092,0581,151647286
Renter7681,3198721,010803401328308
Total8321,9491,7842,7192,8611,552975594

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,193 39%
 Single Guardian 1,837 14%
 Singles 5,197 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,039 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,088 76%
 Households with Kids 3,178 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male184163160165159152149178152159179161156170189167185188255281
Female181176173127151163150149157134134123148171131158183225281289
Total365339333292310315299327309293313284304341320325368413536570

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59601 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 59601 real estate data, the median home value of $199,900 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 59601. Rentals in 59601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,601 94.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 121 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 62 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 191 0.7%
 Other Institutional 58 0.2%
 College Student Housing 836 2.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 414 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,853 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,604 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,809 41%
 Households Vacant 790 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 262 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 4%
 For Sale Only 94 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 191 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 186 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 283 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,709 32%
 2 Bedroom 2,142 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,255 23%
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 $52,207 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59601 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 59601 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 59601 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 10,635 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,524 30%
 No Earnings 6,705 27%
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 10,635 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,524 30%
 No Earnings 6,705 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,025 83.9%
 Public transportation 105 0.7%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,774 11.4%
 Worked at Home 597 3.8%
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 603 6%
 High School Graduate 3,960 39%
 Associate's degree 632 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,803 28%
 Master's degree 1,287 13%
 Professional school degree 525 5%
 Doctorate degree 310 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,384 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 313 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 512 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59601

ZIP Code 59601 is in the Helena Elementary School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59601.

Kessler Elementary School
2420 Choteau St
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Broadwater School
900 Hollins
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Bryant School
1529 Boulder
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Central School
402 North Warren
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Four Georgians School
555 Custer Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Hawthorne School
430 Madison Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Jefferson School
1023 Broadway
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Smith School
2320 5th Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Helena Middle School
1025 North Rodney
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
C R Anderson Middle Schl
1200 Knight St
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Capital High School
100 Valley Dr
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Helena H S School District
Helena High School
1300 Billings Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Helena H S School District
First Lutheran School
2231 E Broadway St
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Intermountain
500 S Lamborn St
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Helena Adventist Christian School
2410 Belt View Dr
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Andrew School
1900 Floweree St
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christ'S Church Academy
921 E 6th Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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