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ZIP Code 59743

Primary City:Melrose, MT (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Silver Bow County
Timezone: Mountain (12:06am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.630, -112.686
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59743. 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 59743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59743, 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:
Melrose, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59743 is located in southwest Montana and covers a slightly less than average 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 59743 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59743 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 134
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 122
Median Home Value $60,000
Land Area 81.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 68
Median Household Income $39,293

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 56

Under 5224
85 Plus224


 Male 69 51%
 Female 65 49%


 White 131 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 3 2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 49%
 Single Guardian 3 4%
 Singles 26 38%
 Singles With Roommate 6 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 58 85%
 Households with Kids 10 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59743 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59743 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 59743 real estate data, the median home value of $60,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59743 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59743 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 134 100%
 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 16 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 41 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 9%
 Households Vacant 54 44%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 59%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 29%
 1 Bedroom 3 6%
 2 Bedroom 28 57%
 3+ Bedroom 4 8%
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 $39,293 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59743 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 59743 is unusual in that "Worked at Home" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. A higher percentage of people in 59743 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. In 59743 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 43 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 67 45%
 No Earnings 39 26%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 43 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 67 45%
 No Earnings 39 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 34 43%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 6%
 Worked at Home 40 51%
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 15 21%
 High School Graduate 42 59%
 Associate's degree 1 1%
 Bachelor's degree 3 4%
 Master's degree 10 14%
 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 7 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59743

ZIP Code 59743 is in the Melrose Elementary School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59743.

Melrose School
Hecla St
Melrose, MT 59743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose Elementary School District

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