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ZIP Code 59522

Primary City:Chester, MT (View All Cities)
County: Liberty County
Timezone: Mountain (2:38am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.5, -111.1
ZIP (~41 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59522. 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 59522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59522, 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:
Chester, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59522 is located in north 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 59522 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 59522 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,755
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 749
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 889.49 sq mi
Water Area 3.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 629
Median Household Income $43,036

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5493887
5-9524597
10-146052112
15-195975134
20-244555100
25-29384886
30-34374683
35-39344074
40-44375693
45-496877145
50-546882150
55-597459133
60-645353106
65-69434487
70-74343569
75-79334477
80-84253257
85 Plus204565

Gender

 Male 829 47%
 Female 926 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,714 97.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 5 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245914
25-34253459
35-44472370
45-549235127
55-6410338141
65-74612990
75-84503282
85 Plus143246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 362 58%
 Single Guardian 41 7%
 Singles 214 34%
 Singles With Roommate 12 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 479 76%
 Households with Kids 150 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1121123
210616
311920
411314
59615
67815
77916
819423
9101828
1071118
1118725
1214923
1371118
14141428
15121325
16151328
17151833
1891625
1981523
2081119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59522 has a slightly less 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 59522 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 59522 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 59522. Rentals in 59522 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,469 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 23 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 263 15%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 142 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 255 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 232 31%
 Households Vacant 120 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 24%
 1 Bedroom 18 7%
 2 Bedroom 86 34%
 3+ Bedroom 88 35%
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 $43,036 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59522 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. 59522 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 59522 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. More commuters in 59522 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 460 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 354 23%
 No Earnings 755 48%
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 460 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 354 23%
 No Earnings 755 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 340 51%
 Public transportation 18 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 151 23%
 Worked at Home 153 23%
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 147 26%
 High School Graduate 299 53%
 Associate's degree 29 5%
 Bachelor's degree 68 12%
 Master's degree 23 4%
 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 166 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59522

ZIP Code 59522 is in the Chester-Joplin-Inverness El School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59522.

Chester-Joplin-Inverness Schl
101 School St
Chester, MT 59522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester-Joplin-Inverness El School District
Riverview Elementary
5694 South 1154 East
Chester, MT 59522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester-Joplin-Inverness El School District
Sage Creek Elementary
494 South 1346 East
Chester, MT 59522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester-Joplin-Inverness El School District
Chester-Joplin-Inverness 7-8
101 School St
Chester, MT 59522
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Chester-Joplin-Inverness El School District
Chester-Joplin-Inverness High School
101 School St
Chester, MT 59522
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chester-Joplin-Inverness Hs School District

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