Box Elder, MT 59521 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Box Elder, MT 59521

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rocky Boy, MT 59521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 458
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.32, Longitude -109.833
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Box Elder, MT 59521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,278
Population in Households 3,275
Population in Familes 3,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 856
Average Household Size 3.83
Family Households 744
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (38.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 494 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $72,477
Average Home Value $101,036


Median Household Income $30,163
Average Household Income $42,289
Per Capita Income $11,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.39%
Households 0.3% 0.44%
Families 0.17% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Box Elder, MT 59521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59521 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 # 65 82nd
Population Density1 # 79 78th
Diversity Index2 # 87 76th
Median Household Income # 341 4th
Per Capita Income # 347 3rd

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