Butte, MT 59701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Butte, MT 59701

Acceptable Alternative
Walkerville, MT 59701

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rocker, MT 59701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,394
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,555
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 984
  • County: Silver Bow County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.947, Longitude -112.517
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Butte, MT 59701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,487
Population in Households 33,507
Population in Familes 24,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 980
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 15,145
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 8,528
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,673 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,472 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,684 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $125,153
Average Home Value $167,407


Median Household Income $39,153
Average Household Income $53,049
Per Capita Income $23,738
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.54%
Households 0.69% 0.59%
Families 0.36% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Butte, MT 59701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59701 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 # 4 99th
Population Density1 # 33 91st
Diversity Index2 # 80 78th
Median Household Income # 275 23rd
Per Capita Income # 270 24th

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