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ZIP Code 59937

Primary City:Whitefish, MT (View All Cities)
County: Flathead County
Timezone: Mountain (5:23pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.5, -114.6
ZIP (~25 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59937

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59937. 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 59937. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59937, 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:
Whitefish, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59937 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59937 is located in northwest Montana and covers a 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 59937 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 single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59937 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,588
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,873
Median Home Value $287,700
Land Area 300.73 sq mi
Water Area 9.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,605
Median Household Income $46,176

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3333563783602924124304294314715465965053382161268483
Female313316358295285406350376438469615605473310191131116155
Total6466727366555778187808058699401,1611,201978648407257200238

Gender

 Male 6,386 51%
 Female 6,202 49%
Gender

Race

 White 12,082 96.0%
 Black Or African American 39 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 124 1.0%
 Asian 82 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 46 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 206 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner272615958511,06253123675
Renter1705253463402791379080
Total1977869411,1911,341668326155

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,782 50%
 Single Guardian 636 11%
 Singles 1,677 30%
 Singles With Roommate 510 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,192 75%
 Households with Kids 1,413 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6862637969688078617163819073659182675553
Female6573704865596176559171596869577263574650
Total133135133127134127141154116162134140158142122163145124101103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59937 has a large 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 59937 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 59937 real estate data, the median home value of $287,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 59937. Rentals in 59937 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59937 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,493 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,459 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,179 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,967 25%
 Households Vacant 2,268 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 290 12.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.5%
 For Sale Only 131 5.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,687 74.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 129 5.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 101 5%
 1 Bedroom 350 17%
 2 Bedroom 991 47%
 3+ Bedroom 645 31%
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 $46,176 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59937 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 59937 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 59937 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 3,555 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,053 38%
 No Earnings 2,972 28%
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 3,555 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,053 38%
 No Earnings 2,972 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,703 79.4%
 Public transportation 22 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 479 8.1%
 Worked at Home 718 12.1%
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 227 5%
 High School Graduate 2,360 48%
 Associate's degree 254 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,392 28%
 Master's degree 365 7%
 Professional school degree 270 5%
 Doctorate degree 88 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,278 71.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 362 20.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 158 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59937

ZIP Code 59937 is in the Olney-Bissell Elementary School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59937.

Bissell School
5955 Farm to Market Rd
Whitefish, MT 59937
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olney-Bissell Elementary School District
L a Muldown School
1300 East 7th St
Whitefish, MT 59937
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whitefish Elementary School District
Whitefish Middle 5-8
600 East Second St
Whitefish, MT 59937
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Whitefish Elementary School District
Bissell 7-8
5955 Farm to Market Rd
Whitefish, MT 59937
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Olney-Bissell Elementary School District
Whitefish High School
1143 East 4th St
Whitefish, MT 59937
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whitefish H S School District
Whitefish Christian Academy
820 Ashar Ave
Whitefish, MT 59937
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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