Shawmut, MT 59078 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59078: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shawmut, MT 59078

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 23
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wheatland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.377, Longitude -109.592
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 59078 has segments in 2 Counties (Sweet Grass, Wheatland).

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Shawmut, MT 59078 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 270
Population in Households 241
Population in Familes 180
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 3.65
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (31.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (54.8%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $170,652


Median Household Income $31,935
Average Household Income $42,913
Per Capita Income $12,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.3%
Households -0.24% -0.3%
Families -0.41% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shawmut, MT 59078 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59078 to the other 356 ZIP Codes in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 237 33rd
Population Density1 # 276 26th
Diversity Index2 # 227 37th
Median Household Income # 336 6th
Per Capita Income # 344 4th

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