Zip Code 59860 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePolson
Zip Code StateMontana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code406
Current Population:9913
Racial Majority:White 77.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$32466
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56960
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range2815 - 6877 ft.
Area463 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.72269000, -114.23913300

Zip Code 59860 Description

Zip Code 59860 is located in the state of Montana in the Missoula metro area. Zip code 59860 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 59860 is POLSON, Montana. Portions of zip code 59860 are contained within or border the city limits of Finley Point, MT, Polson, MT, Pablo, MT, Kings Point, MT, Turtle Lake, MT, Rocky Point, MT, Jette, MT, Kerr, MT, Niarada, MT, Big Arm, MT, Dayton, MT, and Elmo, MT. The area code for zip code 59860 is 406. 59860 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Montana.

The current unemployment level in 59860 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% 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 59860 increased to 9913 from 9209 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 59860 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 59860 public schools is White. 50.2% of students in 59860 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7926 77.17% 7506 +6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 22 -100%
 Hispanic 341 3.32% 303 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1463 14.24% 1334 +10%
 Asian 23 0.22% 53 -57%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.02% 7 -71%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 681 5.02% 681 -24%

Zip Code 59860 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.3%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36.8%
 Two or More Races 0.4%

Zip Code 59860 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population99139209
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households4210
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$32466
Income Under $50K Per Year69.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
59860 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Montana District 1
Related Maps: Map of All Montana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$322402
Average Real Estate Sale Price$169727
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 15c - Flathead Valley
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 59860 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19232834414852524435272135
Avg Max Temp (°F)33384757667482827057413357
Avg Precip (In.)1.07.841.091.312.322.331.361.361.321.151.161.216.5
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours