Buffalo, MT 59418 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59418: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, MT 59418

Not Acceptable, USPS
Straw, MT 59418

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 42
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fergus County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.798, Longitude -109.687
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 59418 has segments in 2 Counties (Fergus, Judith Basin).

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Buffalo, MT 59418 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 97
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 45
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 79
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $43,877
Average Household Income $69,220
Per Capita Income $28,747


Total Housing Units 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $268,333


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 27
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 -0.42% -0.63%
Households -0.34% -0.51%
Families -0.5% -0.75%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Buffalo, MT 59418 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59418 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 # 313 14th
Population Density # 302 19th
Diversity Index # 321 12th
Median Household Income # 238 35th
Per Capita Income # 185 49th

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