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ZIP Code 59043

Primary City:Lame Deer, MT (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rosebud County
Timezone: Mountain (10:08pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.6, -106.5
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59043. 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 59043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59043, 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:
Lame Deer, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59043 is located in southeast 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 59043 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59043 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,950
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 863
Median Home Value $61,600
Land Area 407.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 743
Median Household Income $32,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 24

Under 5178162340
85 Plus336


 Male 1,481 50%
 Female 1,469 50%


 White 113 3.8%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,770 93.9%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.5%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 303 41%
 Single Guardian 295 40%
 Singles 120 16%
 Singles With Roommate 25 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 287 39%
 Households with Kids 456 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59043 has a slightly less 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 59043 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 59043 real estate data, the median home value of $61,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59043 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59043 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,929 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 41 5%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 369 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 333 39%
 Households Vacant 120 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 3%
 1 Bedroom 37 11%
 2 Bedroom 101 30%
 3+ Bedroom 193 57%
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 $32,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59043 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 59043 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 637 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 540 26%
 No Earnings 934 44%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 637 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 540 26%
 No Earnings 934 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 819 90.3%
 Public transportation 7 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 5.8%
 Worked at Home 28 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 163 21.8%
 High School Graduate 435 58.1%
 Associate's degree 80 10.7%
 Bachelor's degree 50 6.7%
 Master's degree 16 2.1%
 Professional school degree 5 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 915 86.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 2.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59043

ZIP Code 59043 is in the Lame Deer Elementary School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59043.

Lame Deer School
103 West Boundary St
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lame Deer Elementary School District
Lame Deer High School
3 MI South of Lame Deer
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lame Deer H S School District
Lame Deer 7-8
Hwy 29/ Hwy 4
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lame Deer Elementary School District

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