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ZIP Code 55049

Primary City:Medford, MN (View All Cities)
County: Steele County
Timezone: Central (10:25pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.2, -93.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55049

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55049. 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 55049. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55049, 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:
Medford, MN
Unacceptable:
Deerfield

Stats and Demographics for the 55049 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55049 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 55049 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55049 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,476
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 957
Median Home Value $158,500
Land Area 48.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 920
Median Household Income $59,286

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6611413710155567910110593768168504218139
Female8697103864563898786929468614843241921
Total1522112401871001191681881911851701491299885423230

Gender

 Male 1,264 51%
 Female 1,212 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,377 96.0%
 Black Or African American 14 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 16 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner101201831861511045018
Renter10162615111244
Total201362092011621165422

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 532 58%
 Single Guardian 148 16%
 Singles 202 22%
 Singles With Roommate 38 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 553 60%
 Households with Kids 367 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male912211327182724184525202621232029191010
Female2116172015281621172417232217252315111214
Total3028383342464345356942434838484344302224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55049 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55049 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55049 real estate data, the median home value of $158,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55049. Rentals in 55049 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55049 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,468 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 599 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 223 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 98 10%
 Households Vacant 37 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 10 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 23%
 2 Bedroom 12 16%
 3+ Bedroom 44 60%
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 $59,286 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55049 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. More commuters in 55049 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 900 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 544 29%
 No Earnings 444 24%
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 900 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 544 29%
 No Earnings 444 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,213 93.5%
 Public transportation 5 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 2.1%
 Worked at Home 45 3.5%
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 107 13.4%
 High School Graduate 475 59.7%
 Associate's degree 100 12.6%
 Bachelor's degree 80 10.1%
 Master's degree 24 3.0%
 Professional school degree 8 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 571 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55049

ZIP Code 55049 is in the Medford Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55049.

Medford Elementary
750 2nd Ave SE
Medford, MN 55049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford Public School District
Medford Secondary
750 2nd Ave SE
Medford, MN 55049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford Public School District

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