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ZIP Code 55309

Primary City:Big Lake, MN (View All Cities)
County: Sherburne County
Timezone: Central (4:18pm)
Area code: 763 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.4, -93.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55309

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55309. 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 55309. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55309, 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:
Big Lake, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55309 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55309 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 55309 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55309 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,208
Population Density 278 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,454
Median Home Value $174,600
Land Area 65.56 sq mi
Water Area 3.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,999
Median Household Income $76,390

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male842836850695452643715795772769572432344226129686034
Female803869877666430645730773731669546396326197111847843
Total1,6451,7051,7271,3618821,2881,4451,5681,5031,4381,11882867042324015213877

Gender

 Male 9,234 51%
 Female 8,974 49%
Gender

Race

 White 17,249 94.7%
 Black Or African American 203 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.3%
 Asian 163 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 193 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 341 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1451,0751,4191,30878535215944
Renter5417719112764503712
Total1991,2521,6101,43584940219656

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,868 64%
 Single Guardian 836 14%
 Singles 933 16%
 Singles With Roommate 362 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,068 51%
 Households with Kids 2,931 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15415016719216916616915917317117515216918315517314713090100
Female1581601651641851681781631751811881791631661681491621087969
Total312310332356354334347322348352363331332349323322309238169169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55309 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55309 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 55309 real estate data, the median home value of $174,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55309 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55309 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55309 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,176 99.8%
 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 32 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,637 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 650 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 712 11%
 Households Vacant 455 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 58 12.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 99 21.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 176 38.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 22.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 4%
 1 Bedroom 47 7%
 2 Bedroom 306 46%
 3+ Bedroom 290 43%
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 $76,390 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55309 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 55309. 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 6,799 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,075 30%
 No Earnings 2,632 19%
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 6,799 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,075 30%
 No Earnings 2,632 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,880 91.5%
 Public transportation 233 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 250 2.6%
 Worked at Home 324 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 481 8.2%
 High School Graduate 3,499 59.7%
 Associate's degree 598 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 932 15.9%
 Master's degree 300 5.1%
 Professional school degree 43 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,139 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 338 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 372 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55309

ZIP Code 55309 is in the Upper Mississippi Academy. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55309.

Upper Mississippi Academy
18999 180th Ave NW
Big Lake, MN 55309
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Upper Mississippi Academy
Independence Elementary
701 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Big Lake Public School District
Big Lake Middle School
601 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Big Lake Public School District
Liberty Elementary
17901 205th Ave North West
Big Lake, MN 55309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Big Lake Public School District
Big Lake Senior High School
501 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Big Lake Public School District

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