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ZIP Code 59078

Post Office City:Shawmut, MT (View All Cities)
County: Wheatland County
Timezone: Mountain (7:48pm)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.3, -109.6
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59078

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Primary/preferred city:
Shawmut, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59078 is located in central 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 59078 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59078 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Shawmut, MT households.

Population 145
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 146
Median Home Value $127,800
Land Area 247.03 sq mi
Water Area 3.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 65
Median Household Income $32,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 50

Under 5112
85 Plus112


 Male 69 48%
 Female 76 52%


 White 141 97.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 2 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 36 55%
 Single Guardian 4 6%
 Singles 19 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 51 78%
 Households with Kids 14 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59078 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 59078 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 59078 real estate data, the median home value of $127,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59078 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59078 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 145 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 19 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 37 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 6%
 Households Vacant 81 55%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 74%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 18%
 3+ Bedroom 9 82%
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 $32,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59078 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. 59078 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 59078 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 59078 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 21 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 31%
 No Earnings 43 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 21 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 31%
 No Earnings 43 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19 40%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 40%
 Worked at Home 10 21%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 59078 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2 2%
 High School Graduate 75 83%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 12 13%
 Master's degree 1 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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