Missoula, MT 59802 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59802: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Missoula, MT 59802

Not Acceptable, USPS
MSLA, MT 59802

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 978
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,128
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 928
  • County: Missoula County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.894, Longitude -114.013
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Missoula, MT 59802 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,435
Population in Households 19,020
Population in Familes 11,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 415
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 9,145
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 4,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,058 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,087 (52.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 594 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $267,487
Average Home Value $306,136


Median Household Income $39,838
Average Household Income $61,684
Per Capita Income $29,269
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.87%
Households 0.9% 0.96%
Families 0.5% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Missoula, MT 59802 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59802 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 # 15 96th
Population Density1 # 26 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 73 80th
Median Household Income # 262 27th
Per Capita Income # 133 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.