Carter, MT 59420 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59420: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carter, MT 59420

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chouteau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.786, Longitude -111
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • PO Box Addresses: 47
  • Residential Addresses: 44
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 44

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

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Carter, MT 59420 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 256
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $52,290
Average Household Income $73,834
Per Capita Income $24,121


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $180,000
Average Home Value $249,583


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.28% -0.31%
Households -0.3% -0.51%
Families -0.46% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Carter, MT 59420 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59420 to the other 362 ZIP Codes in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 241 34th
Population Density # 254 30th
Diversity Index # 277 25th
Median Household Income # 126 65th
Per Capita Income # 293 19th

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