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ZIP Code 59602

Primary City:Helena, MT (View All Cities)
County: Lewis and Clark County
Timezone: Mountain (7:04pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -111.9
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59602. 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 59602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59602, 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 59602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59602 is located in central 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 59602 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59602 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,285
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,411
Median Home Value $219,500
Land Area 533.65 sq mi
Water Area 20.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,399
Median Household Income $63,219

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8929149457685226177197458169851,0181,003820587388221147108
Female7828538557724696207347968609951,107991785555357236144159
Total1,6741,7671,8001,5409911,2371,4531,5411,6761,9802,1251,9941,6051,142745457291267

Gender

 Male 12,215 50%
 Female 12,070 50%
Gender

Race

 White 23,076 95.0%
 Black Or African American 71 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 408 1.7%
 Asian 131 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 86 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 503 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1218891,4161,9881,9271,089451111
Renter130345261278189975849
Total2511,2341,6772,2662,1161,186509160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,751 61%
 Single Guardian 1,201 13%
 Singles 1,954 21%
 Singles With Roommate 493 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,132 65%
 Households with Kids 3,267 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15816821618817418916119719317918817818621415916015616912481
Female15815216614916816717617716516217017519015818718915313610796
Total316320382337342356337374358341358353376372346349309305231177

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59602 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59602 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 59602 real estate data, the median home value of $219,500 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 59602. Rentals in 59602 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,198 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 45 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,871 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,121 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,407 14%
 Households Vacant 1,012 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 6.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 124 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 654 64.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 14.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 5%
 1 Bedroom 138 11%
 2 Bedroom 373 31%
 3+ Bedroom 642 53%
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 $63,219 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59602 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. More commuters in 59602 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 9,069 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,850 26%
 No Earnings 5,063 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 9,069 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,850 26%
 No Earnings 5,063 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,627 94.9%
 Public transportation 49 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 222 1.8%
 Worked at Home 348 2.8%
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 542 6.6%
 High School Graduate 3,919 47.9%
 Associate's degree 959 11.7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,131 26.0%
 Master's degree 486 5.9%
 Professional school degree 110 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,203 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 794 14.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 613 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59602

ZIP Code 59602 is in the Helena Elementary School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59602.

Rossiter School
1497 Sierra Rd East
Helena, MT 59602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Jim Darcy School
990 Lincoln Rd West
Helena, MT 59602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Warren School
2690 Old York Rd
Helena, MT 59602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena Elementary School District
Last Chance Academy
6240 Raven Rd
Helena, MT 59602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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