Ekalaka, MT 59324 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59324: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ekalaka, MT 59324

Acceptable Alternative
Mill Iron, MT 59324

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carter County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.853, Longitude -104.217
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • PO Box Addresses: 306
  • Residential Addresses: 78
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 78

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ekalaka, MT 59324 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 785
Daytime Population: Workers 443
Daytime Population: Residents 366
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 809
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 774
Population in Familes 609
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $43,042
Average Household Income $57,934
Per Capita Income $26,486


Total Housing Units 554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $90,094
Average Home Value $183,270


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 219
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 -0.09% 0.05%
Households -0.27% -0.06%
Families -0.61% -0.37%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Ekalaka, MT 59324 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59324 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 # 143 61st
Population Density # 287 21st
Diversity Index # 325 11th
Median Household Income # 250 31st
Per Capita Income # 240 34th

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