Zip Code 59043 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLame Deer
Zip Code StateMontana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rosebud
Area Code406
Current Population:2950
Racial Majority:White 4.52%
Public School Racial Majority:Native American 92.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$26324
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range2920 - 4232 ft.
Area379 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.55126600, -106.52597000

Zip Code 59043 Description

Zip Code 59043 is located in the state of Montana in the Billings metro area. Zip code 59043 is primarily located in Rosebud County. The official US Postal Service name for 59043 is LAME DEER, Montana. Portions of zip code 59043 are contained within or border the city limits of Lame Deer, MT, Birney, MT, Ashland, MT, and Muddy, MT. The area code for zip code 59043 is 406. 59043 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Montana.

The current unemployment level in 59043 is 4.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 59043 increased to 2950 from 2908 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 59043 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 59043 public schools is Native American. 98.2% of students in 59043 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 134 4.52% 109 +23%
 Black Or African American 17 0.57% 6 +183%
 Hispanic 110 3.71% 137 -20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2633 88.83% 2653 -1%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 41 2.36% 41 +71%

Zip Code 59043 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.4%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 5.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92.2%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 59043 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29502908
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households743
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$26324
Income Under $50K Per Year73.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.10%
59043 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Montana District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$352948
Average Real Estate Sale Price$214862
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 43p - Ponderosa Pine Forest-Savanna Hills
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 59043 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)510182636454948372816827
Avg Max Temp (°F)36435162718089897864463862
Avg Precip (In.).54.44.871.462.812.481.43.871.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours