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ZIP Code 55312

Primary City:Brownton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Mcleod County
Timezone: Central (2:59am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -94.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55312

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55312. 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 55312. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55312, 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:
Brownton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55312 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55312 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 55312 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55312 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,595
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 698
Median Home Value $128,400
Land Area 71.26 sq mi
Water Area 2.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 633
Median Household Income $57,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male 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
Male545153543038485470705756634826181113
Female525851452933356054635356444723281832
Total106109104995971831141241331101121079549462945

Gender

 Male 814 51%
 Female 781 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,559 97.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 8 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 9 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner454108119109793925
Renter4215141861216
Total875113133127855141

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 385 61%
 Single Guardian 66 10%
 Singles 162 26%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 430 68%
 Households with Kids 203 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7915961887129913101216911997
Female81351678151117131041311391811410
Total1522202513262318292219172323191829201317

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55312 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55312 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55312 real estate data, the median home value of $128,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55312 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55312 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55312 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,595 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 336 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 201 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 96 14%
 Households Vacant 65 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 16 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 19%
 2 Bedroom 49 43%
 3+ Bedroom 42 37%
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 $57,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55312 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 55312 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 55312 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 652 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 323 25%
 No Earnings 336 26%
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 652 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 323 25%
 No Earnings 336 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 724 86.4%
 Public transportation 4 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 3.3%
 Worked at Home 82 9.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 62 11%
 High School Graduate 369 63%
 Associate's degree 88 15%
 Bachelor's degree 56 10%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 274 87.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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