Zip Code 59079 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameShepherd
Zip Code StateMontana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yellowstone
Area Code406
Current Population:3481
Racial Majority:White 93.79%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$47026
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66980
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range3002 - 4367 ft.
Area303 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.07082900, -108.38161700

Zip Code 59079 Description

Zip Code 59079 is located in the state of Montana in the Billings metro area. Zip code 59079 is primarily located in Yellowstone County. The official US Postal Service name for 59079 is SHEPHERD, Montana. Portions of zip code 59079 are contained within or border the city limits of Shepherd, MT, . The area code for zip code 59079 is 406. 59079 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Montana.

The current unemployment level in 59079 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% 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 59079 increased to 3481 from 3059 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 59079 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 59079 public schools is White. 34.2% of students in 59079 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3456 93.79% 3254 +6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 3 -100%
 Hispanic 191 5.18% 60 +218%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.68% 64 -61%
 Asian 0 0% 12 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 87 0.35% 87 -85%

Zip Code 59079 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.6%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 3%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6.2%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 59079 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population34813059
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households1283
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
34.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$47026
Income Under $50K Per Year52.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
59079 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Montana District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$182698
Average Real Estate Sale Price$174514
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 43n - Central Grassland
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 59079 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)8142231404954524131191131
Avg Max Temp (°F)33415060708087877563463661
Avg Precip (In.).6.47.891.592.41.961.361.071.421.15.64.6114.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Billings, MT
CBSA Type59079
CBSA Population154903
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours