ZIP Code 59443 - Fort Shaw Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameFort Shaw
Zip Code StateMontana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cascade
Secondary County: Teton
Area Code406
Current Population:612
Racial Majority:White 97.92%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85.7%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$36812
Average Adjusted Gross Income$72110
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time36.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range3540 - 3960 ft.
Area68 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.55760400, -111.83558500

Map of ZIP Code 59443 Border

Zip Code 59443 Description

Zip Code 59443 is located in the state of Montana in the Great Falls metro area. Zip code 59443 is primarily located in Cascade County. Portions of 59443 are also located in Teton County. The official US Postal Service name for 59443 is FORT SHAW, Montana. Portions of zip code 59443 are contained within or border the city limits of Fort Shaw, MT, Simms, MT, and Sun River, MT. The area code for zip code 59443 is 406. 59443 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Montana.

The current unemployment level in 59443 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 59443 decreased to 612 from 661 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 59443 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 59443 public schools is White. 51.4% of students in 59443 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 801 97.92% 572 +40%
 Black Or African American 12 1.47% 3 +300%
 Hispanic 0 0% 9 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 7 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.61% 16 -69%

Zip Code 59443 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85.7%
 Black Or African American 1.9%
 Hispanic 4.8%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 5.7%

Zip Code 59443 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population612661
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households239
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36812
Income Under $50K Per Year69.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.40%
59443 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Montana District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$172000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$74232
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 42o - North Central Brown Glaciated Plains
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 59443 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)12162230394650494133221531
Avg Max Temp (°F)33394756657381817059433557
Avg Precip (In.).44.34.671.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Great Falls, MT
CBSA Type59443
CBSA Population81781
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours