Malta, MT 59538 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59538: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Malta, MT 59538

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wagner, MT 59538

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 208
  • Single Family Addresses: 172
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Phillips County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.344, Longitude -107.839
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Malta, MT 59538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,294
Population in Households 3,204
Population in Familes 2,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 1,423
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 879
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,733 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,010 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $91,011
Average Home Value $118,540


Median Household Income $38,412
Average Household Income $54,799
Per Capita Income $24,092
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.07%
Households 0.09% 0.15%
Families -0.18% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Malta, MT 59538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59538 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 # 63 83rd
Population Density1 # 234 37th
Diversity Index2 # 54 85th
Median Household Income # 288 19th
Per Capita Income # 262 27th

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