Great Falls, MT 59401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Great Falls, MT 59401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cascade County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.509, Longitude -111.288
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 782
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,198
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 898
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,300

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

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Great Falls, MT 59401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,663
Daytime Population: Workers 7,789
Daytime Population: Residents 6,529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,318
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 13,302
Population in Familes 9,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 361
Population Density2 4,143
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $38,570
Average Household Income $51,168
Per Capita Income $23,716


Total Housing Units 6,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,088 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,155 (46.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 610 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $146,755
Average Home Value $172,029


Total Households 6,243
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 3,126
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 -0.1% 0.0%
Households -0.04% 0.04%
Families -0.58% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Great Falls, MT 59401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59401 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 # 21 94th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 42 89th
Median Household Income # 307 15th
Per Capita Income # 294 19th

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