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ZIP Code 59860

Primary City:Polson, MT (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Mountain (11:43am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.8, -114.2
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59860

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59860. 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 59860. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59860, 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:
Polson, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59860 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59860 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 59860 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 59860 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,913
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,461
Median Home Value $225,700
Land Area 242.80 sq mi
Water Area 58.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,210
Median Household Income $34,871

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5349328677
5-9303282585
10-14330340670
15-19302289591
20-24248271519
25-29240244484
30-34238262500
35-39200240440
40-44270296566
45-49299330629
50-54357416773
55-59403408811
60-64349352701
65-69304291595
70-74217233450
75-79192197389
80-84104173277
85 Plus102154256

Gender

 Male 4,807 48%
 Female 5,106 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,630 77.0%
 Black Or African American 22 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,388 14.0%
 Asian 53 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 55 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 758 7.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2439164203
25-34175293468
35-44338201539
45-54607214821
55-64723161884
65-74561109670
75-8436594459
85 Plus10264166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,104 50%
 Single Guardian 657 16%
 Singles 1,230 29%
 Singles With Roommate 219 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,015 72%
 Households with Kids 1,195 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17163134
27773150
36759126
46567132
55158109
67561136
74962111
86057117
96844112
106363126
116279141
127055125
136780147
146863131
156167128
167365138
176758125
186060120
19413980
205660116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59860 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 59860 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 59860 real estate data, the median home value of $225,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59860 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59860 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59860 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,829 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 35 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 33 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,725 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,185 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,300 20%
 Households Vacant 2,251 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 117 5.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.4%
 For Sale Only 129 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,828 81.2%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 152 6.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 2%
 1 Bedroom 357 24%
 2 Bedroom 496 33%
 3+ Bedroom 610 41%
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 $34,871 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 59860 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. The commute in 59860 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. 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 2,156 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,528 32%
 No Earnings 3,235 41%
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 2,156 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,528 32%
 No Earnings 3,235 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,046 85.7%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 279 7.8%
 Worked at Home 223 6.3%
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 250 8%
 High School Graduate 1,904 59%
 Associate's degree 138 4%
 Bachelor's degree 596 18%
 Master's degree 188 6%
 Professional school degree 134 4%
 Doctorate degree 43 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,544 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 303 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 59860

ZIP Code 59860 is in the Polson Elementary School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 59860.

Cherry Valley School
107 8th Ave West
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polson Elementary School District
Linderman School
312 4th Ave East
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polson Elementary School District
Polson 5-6 School
1602 2nd St West
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Polson Elementary School District
Valley View School
42448 Valley View Rd
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valley View Elementary School District
Polson 7-8
1602 2nd St West
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Polson Elementary School District
Polson High School
1712 2nd St West
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Polson H S School District
Mission Valley Christian Academy
38907 Highway 35
Polson, MT 59860
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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