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ZIP Code 59859

Primary City:Plains, MT (View All Cities)
County: Sanders County
Timezone: Mountain (9:22am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.6, -114.7
ZIP (~34 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59859. 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 59859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59859, 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:
Plains, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59859 is located in northwest 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 59859 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59859 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,270
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,776
Median Home Value $169,700
Land Area 693.54 sq mi
Water Area 4.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,441
Median Household Income $34,290

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9195112984962669077109126139165125102584337
Female998610573636385657612015914514112382485241
Total1901812171711121251511551532292852843062481841069578

Gender

 Male 1,644 50%
 Female 1,626 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,078 94.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 2.5%
 Asian 11 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 82 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner106312420429224311239
Renter2674506855373311
Total3613717427234728014550

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 766 53%
 Single Guardian 152 11%
 Singles 462 32%
 Singles With Roommate 61 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,084 75%
 Households with Kids 357 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2318221920261523112231202217212224171411
Female27162121181623161316221928202318191038
Total5034434038423839243853395037444043271719

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59859 has a slightly higher 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 59859 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 59859 real estate data, the median home value of $169,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59859 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59859 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,218 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 25 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 591 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 496 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 354 20%
 Households Vacant 335 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 9.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.2%
 For Sale Only 50 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 151 45.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 93 27.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 41 14%
 2 Bedroom 73 24%
 3+ Bedroom 186 62%
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 $34,290 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59859 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 59859 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 635 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 813 31%
 No Earnings 1,137 44%
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 635 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 813 31%
 No Earnings 1,137 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,022 85.7%
 Public transportation 7 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 4.9%
 Worked at Home 105 8.8%
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 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 167 14%
 High School Graduate 759 62%
 Associate's degree 101 8%
 Bachelor's degree 133 11%
 Master's degree 40 3%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 12 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 249 55.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 25.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 18.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59859

ZIP Code 59859 is in the Plains Elementary School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59859.

Plains Elementary School
412 Rittenour
Plains, MT 59859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plains Elementary School District
Plains 7-8
412 Rittenour
Plains, MT 59859
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Plains Elementary School District
Plains High School
412 Rittenour
Plains, MT 59859
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plains H S School District

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