Essex, MT 59916 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59916: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Essex, MT 59916

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 113
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Flathead County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.617, Longitude -113.91
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Essex, MT 59916 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 277
Daytime Population: Workers 920
Daytime Population: Residents 124
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,044
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.77
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 208
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,543
Average Household Income $61,288
Per Capita Income $29,717


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (13.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 ( 3.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 655 (83.0%)
Median Home Value $248,077
Average Home Value $286,165


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 1.06%
Households 0.85% 1.02%
Families 0.52% 0.73%
Median Household Income   4.3%
Per Capita Income   4.1%

Essex, MT 59916 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59916 to the other 362 ZIP Codes in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 238 35th
Population Density # 351 6th
Diversity Index # 215 41st
Median Household Income # 138 62nd
Per Capita Income # 157 57th

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