Fort Benton, MT 59442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Benton, MT 59442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chouteau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.82, Longitude -110.671
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • PO Box Addresses: 774
  • Residential Addresses: 114
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 59
    • Single Family Addresses: 55

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

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Fort Benton, MT 59442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,738
Population in Households 1,655
Population in Familes 1,274
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $46,081
Average Household Income $64,639
Per Capita Income $30,477


Total Housing Units 997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 535 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $151,842
Average Home Value $190,280


Total Households 800
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 481
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 -0.29% -0.37%
Households -0.31% -0.4%
Families -0.56% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Fort Benton, MT 59442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59442 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 # 103 72nd
Population Density # 190 49th
Diversity Index # 304 16th
Median Household Income # 212 42nd
Per Capita Income # 149 59th

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