Valier, MT 59486 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 59486: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Valier, MT 59486

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pondera County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.306, Longitude -112.254
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 263
  • Residential Addresses: 188
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 188

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

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Valier, MT 59486 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,826
Daytime Population: Workers 799
Daytime Population: Residents 1,149
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,948
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 1,406
Population in Familes 1,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 420
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $38,103
Average Household Income $57,041
Per Capita Income $20,960


Total Housing Units 652 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 411 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $113,672
Average Home Value $171,959


Total Households 559
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 378
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 0.17% 0.1%
Households 0.33% 0.21%
Families 0.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Valier, MT 59486 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 59486 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 # 98 73rd
Population Density # 177 52nd
Diversity Index # 48 87th
Median Household Income # 310 15th
Per Capita Income # 321 12th

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