Heron, MT 59844 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59844: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Heron, MT 59844

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 175
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sanders County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.045, Longitude -115.956
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Heron, MT 59844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 674
Population in Households 655
Population in Familes 502
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $189,063
Average Home Value $255,947


Median Household Income $41,511
Average Household Income $52,319
Per Capita Income $21,612
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.42%
Households -0.17% -0.22%
Families -0.46% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Heron, MT 59844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59844 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 # 154 57th
Population Density1 # 108 71st
Diversity Index2 # 168 53rd
Median Household Income # 240 33rd
Per Capita Income # 300 16th

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