Valier, MT 59486 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59486: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Valier, MT 59486

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 179
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pondera County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.306, Longitude -112.254
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Valier, MT 59486 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,756
Population in Households 1,333
Population in Familes 1,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 423
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $100,362
Average Home Value $150,741


Median Household Income $35,908
Average Household Income $54,759
Per Capita Income $20,841
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.19%
Households 0.59% 0.43%
Families 0.35% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Valier, MT 59486 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59486 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 # 100 72nd
Population Density1 # 171 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 50 86th
Median Household Income # 307 14th
Per Capita Income # 304 15th

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