Zip Code 59601 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHelena
Zip Code StateMontana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lewis and Clark
Secondary County: Jefferson
Area Code406
Current Population:29283
Racial Majority:White 91.57%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$44489
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66020
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range3770 - 7061 ft.
Area134 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.54457800, -112.17616800

Zip Code 59601 Description

Zip Code 59601 is located in the state of Montana in the Helena metro area. Zip code 59601 is primarily located in Lewis and Clark County. Portions of 59601 are also located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 59601 is HELENA, Montana. Portions of zip code 59601 are contained within or border the city limits of Helena, MT, Helena West Side, MT, Helena Valley Southeast, MT, East Helena, MT, Helena Valley West Central, MT, and Montana City, MT. The area code for zip code 59601 is 406. 59601 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Montana.

The current unemployment level in 59601 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% and is lower 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 59601 increased to 29283 from 28856 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 59601 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 59601 public schools is White. 33.9% of students in 59601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26971 91.57% 26856 +0%
 Black Or African American 141 0.48% 111 +27%
 Hispanic 706 2.4% 807 -13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 949 3.22% 635 +49%
 Asian 172 0.58% 192 -10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 20 -100%
 Other Race 26 0% 26 -100%
 Two Or More Races 636 1.75% 636 -19%

Zip Code 59601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 2.8%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4.9%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 59601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2928328856
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households13266
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$44489
Income Under $50K Per Year55.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.10%
59601 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Montana District 1
Related Maps: Map of All Montana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$263098
Average Real Estate Sale Price$231786
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 17w - Townsend Basin
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 59601 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)11162331394752504131211231
Avg Max Temp (°F)31374656657583827058413256
Avg Precip (In.).48.34.65.941.81.771.311.341.06.65.44.4511.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Helena, MT
CBSA Type59601
CBSA Population73485
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours