Carter, MT 59420 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Carter, MT

Camera Icon Photos of the local Carter, MT area

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: 48
  • Residential Addresses: 44
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 44

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


59420 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Carter, MT 59420 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 279
Daytime Population: Workers 121
Daytime Population: Residents 154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 260
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $51,248
Average Household Income $77,292
Per Capita Income $26,536


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $171,875
Average Home Value $247,887


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 60
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 -0.34% -0.51%
Households -0.3% -0.66%
Families -0.45% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   3.94%

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, 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 # 237 35th
Population Density # 237 34th
Diversity Index # 268 26th
Median Household Income # 123 66th
Per Capita Income # 235 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.

Montana Research Tools

Montana Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Montana Census Data
Highest or Lowest: