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ZIP Code 59873

Primary City:Thompson Falls, MT (View All Cities)
County: Sanders County
Timezone: Mountain (2:37am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.7, -115.4
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59873. 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 59873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59873, 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:
Thompson Falls, MT
Acceptable:
Thompson Fls
Unacceptable:
Copper King, Snider

Stats and Demographics for the 59873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59873 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 59873 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 59873 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,085
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,865
Median Home Value $173,400
Land Area 756.54 sq mi
Water Area 4.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,431
Median Household Income $33,377

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male776398964561746386107125148151136113693317
Female80657081575763836910414015413214695543142
Total1571281681771021181371461552112653022832822081236459

Gender

 Male 1,562 51%
 Female 1,523 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,972 96.3%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 1.1%
 Asian 9 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 57 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner86611019928826211030
Renter3153607154432521
Total3911917027034230513551

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 797 56%
 Single Guardian 128 9%
 Singles 449 31%
 Singles With Roommate 57 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,131 79%
 Households with Kids 300 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14211111149101713201621212027172119128
Female121520161111171214161311141616142715916
Total2636312725202729273629323536433148342124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59873 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59873 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 59873 real estate data, the median home value of $173,400 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 59873. Rentals in 59873 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,056 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 12 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 589 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 484 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 358 19%
 Households Vacant 434 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 4.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 41 9.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 6.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 260 59.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 19.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 4%
 1 Bedroom 90 25%
 2 Bedroom 70 19%
 3+ Bedroom 190 52%
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 $33,377 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59873 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 59873 can expect to fall in that range. 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 801 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 651 24%
 No Earnings 1,231 46%
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 801 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 651 24%
 No Earnings 1,231 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,055 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 1%
 Worked at Home 95 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 150 12.3%
 High School Graduate 762 62.5%
 Associate's degree 134 11.0%
 Bachelor's degree 141 11.6%
 Master's degree 20 1.6%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 399 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 67 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 69 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59873

ZIP Code 59873 is in the Thompson Falls Elementary School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59873.

Thompson Falls Elementary Schl
315 Columbia
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Thompson Falls Elementary School District
Thompson Falls 7-8
306 Haley
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Thompson Falls Elementary School District
Thompson Falls High Schl
601 Golf
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Thompson Falls H S School District

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