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ZIP Code 55012

Primary City:Center City, MN (View All Cities)
County: Chisago County
Timezone: Central (1:43pm)
Coordinates:45.4, -92.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55012

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55012. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 55012. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55012, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Center City, MN
Unacceptable:
Chisago Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 55012 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55012 is located in south Minnesota and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 55012 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55012 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,078
Population Density 91 people per sq mi
Housing Units 803
Median Home Value $236,200
Land Area 22.78 sq mi
Water Area 1.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 700
Median Household Income $73,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4759598762517160881101108068432831147
Female4663666045514670928910480614430281513
Total931221251471071021171301801992141601298758592920

Gender

 Male 1,075 52%
 Female 1,003 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,020 97.2%
 Black Or African American 9 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.5%
 Asian 17 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75111717013577508
Renter1171215158125
Total868129185150856213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 464 66%
 Single Guardian 69 10%
 Singles 141 20%
 Singles With Roommate 26 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 476 68%
 Households with Kids 224 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11910117111913910121581471718281717
Female4119161017712171314176161118111377
Total1520192717282625262326321430183529412424

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55012 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55012 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 55012 real estate data, the median home value of $236,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55012. Rentals in 55012 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55012 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,833 88%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 40 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 205 10%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 468 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 11%
 Households Vacant 103 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 58%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 2%
 2 Bedroom 39 63%
 3+ Bedroom 22 35%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $73,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55012 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 55012. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 709 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 551 32%
 No Earnings 489 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 709 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 551 32%
 No Earnings 489 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 907 84.0%
 Public transportation 25 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 8.1%
 Worked at Home 58 5.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 100 12.5%
 High School Graduate 431 54.0%
 Associate's degree 79 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 114 14.3%
 Master's degree 46 5.8%
 Professional school degree 25 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 349 77.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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