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ZIP Code 59871

Primary City:Sula, MT (View All Cities)
County: Ravalli County
Timezone: Mountain (1:18am)
Area code: 406 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.0, -113.8
ZIP (~30 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 59871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 59871. 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 59871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 59871, 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:
Sula, MT

Stats and Demographics for the 59871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 59871 is located in west 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 59871 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 59871 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 218
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 343
Median Home Value $163,900
Land Area 335.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119
Median Household Income $41,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 60Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 127 58%
 Female 91 42%


 White 211 96.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.5%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 61 51%
 Single Guardian 2 2%
 Singles 45 38%
 Singles With Roommate 11 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 109 92%
 Households with Kids 10 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 59871 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 59871 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 59871 real estate data, the median home value of $163,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 59871 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 59871 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 59871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 211 97%
 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 7 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 43 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 53 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 7%
 Households Vacant 224 65%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 3 1.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 211 94.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 19%
 2 Bedroom 13 50%
 3+ Bedroom 8 31%
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 $41,458 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 59871 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. A higher percentage of people in 59871 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. Most commuters in 59871 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 47 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 30%
 No Earnings 65 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 47 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 30%
 No Earnings 65 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 40 48%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 10%
 Worked at Home 35 42%
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 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 13 17%
 High School Graduate 37 48%
 Associate's degree 7 9%
 Bachelor's degree 20 26%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 21 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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