Medicine Lake, MT 59247 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59247: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Medicine Lake, MT 59247

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 34
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sheridan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.505, Longitude -104.501
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Medicine Lake, MT 59247 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 308
Daytime Population: Workers 136
Daytime Population: Residents 166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 302
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 308
Population in Familes 250
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,796
Average Household Income $75,046
Per Capita Income $34,599


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (31.1%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $134,052


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.06%
Households 0.0% -0.14%
Families -0.15% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Medicine Lake, MT 59247 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59247 to the other 362 ZIP Codes in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 223 39th
Population Density # 174 52nd
Diversity Index # 285 21st
Median Household Income # 115 69th
Per Capita Income # 64 83rd

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