Big Sandy, MT 59520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Sandy, MT 59520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • Single Family Addresses: 185
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Chouteau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.059, Longitude -110.023
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Big Sandy, MT 59520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,286
Population in Households 1,269
Population in Familes 1,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 519
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 341
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 340 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $97,753
Average Home Value $148,382


Median Household Income $35,220
Average Household Income $54,993
Per Capita Income $22,387
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.14%
Households 0.09% 0.23%
Families -0.19% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Big Sandy, MT 59520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59520 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 # 120 67th
Population Density1 # 235 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 32 91st
Median Household Income # 311 13th
Per Capita Income # 291 19th

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