Hamilton, MT 59840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hamilton, MT 59840

Acceptable Alternative
Pinesdale, MT 59840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,045
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,821
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 232
  • County: Ravalli County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.23, Longitude -114.165
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hamilton, MT 59840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,166
Population in Households 13,980
Population in Familes 10,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 6,240
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 3,736
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,062 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,178 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 823 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $236,823
Average Home Value $289,279


Median Household Income $38,500
Average Household Income $57,588
Per Capita Income $25,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.56%
Households 0.69% 0.6%
Families 0.39% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Hamilton, MT 59840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59840 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 # 19 95th
Population Density1 # 55 85th
Diversity Index2 # 163 55th
Median Household Income # 287 20th
Per Capita Income # 227 37th

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