Carter, MT 59420 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59420: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carter, MT 59420

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 43
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Chouteau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.786, Longitude -111
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carter, MT 59420 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 265
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $242,857


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $74,648
Per Capita Income $24,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.15%
Households -0.19% 0.24%
Families -0.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Carter, MT 59420 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59420 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 # 242 33rd
Population Density1 # 245 31st
Diversity Index2 # 284 21st
Median Household Income # 107 71st
Per Capita Income # 258 28th

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