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ZIP Code 55072

Primary City:Sandstone, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:07pm)
Coordinates:46.2, -92.7
ZIP (~30 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55072. 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 55072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55072, 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:
Sandstone, MN
Acceptable:
Markville
Unacceptable:
Danforth, Dell Grove, Groningen

Stats and Demographics for the 55072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55072 is located in central Minnesota and covers a large 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 55072 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55072 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,737
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,291
Median Home Value $139,600
Land Area 314.70 sq mi
Water Area 4.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,386
Median Household Income $41,206

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1331041121272023503683142612841881571118181683424
Female116113107969212799761081211291019710498464266
Total2492172192232944774673903694053172582081851791147690

Gender

 Male 2,999 63%
 Female 1,738 37%
Gender

Race

 White 3,684 77.8%
 Black Or African American 451 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 341 7.2%
 Asian 24 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 109 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 125 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1610813423320217610526
Renter32107536144372824
Total4821518729424621313350

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 626 45%
 Single Guardian 271 20%
 Singles 400 29%
 Singles With Roommate 89 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 956 69%
 Households with Kids 430 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2631252923212917142822232514192826243031
Female2527222323321822182916182519202517221219
Total5158475246534739325738415033395343464250

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55072 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55072 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 55072 real estate data, the median home value of $139,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55072 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55072 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,333 70.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,315 27.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 7 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 633 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 367 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 386 17%
 Households Vacant 905 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 3.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 27 3.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 784 86.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 7.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 70 15.7%
 2 Bedroom 195 43.7%
 3+ Bedroom 178 39.9%
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 $41,206 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55072 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 55072 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,003 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,214 31%
 No Earnings 1,646 43%
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 1,003 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,214 31%
 No Earnings 1,646 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,251 88%
 Public transportation 18 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 3%
 Worked at Home 117 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 216 9.5%
 High School Graduate 1,713 75.6%
 Associate's degree 84 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 208 9.2%
 Master's degree 27 1.2%
 Professional school degree 4 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 569 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 70 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55072

ZIP Code 55072 is in the Pine Grove Leadership Academy. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55072.

Pine Grove Leadership Academy
63842 Ojibwe Rd
Sandstone, MN 55072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine Grove Leadership Academy
Crossroads Area Learning Center
130 Oriole Ave East
Sandstone, MN 55072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Central School District
Harvest Christian School
21 Minnesota St
Sandstone, MN 55072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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