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ZIP Code 55314

Primary City:Buffalo Lake, MN (View All Cities)
County: Renville County
Timezone: Central (8:31pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.8, -94.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55314

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55314. 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 55314. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55314, 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:
Buffalo Lake, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55314 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55314 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 55314 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55314 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,337
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 614
Median Home Value $133,300
Land Area 74.45 sq mi
Water Area 3.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 527
Median Household Income $52,903

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male494944462744264142407543402525241923
Female433745321832354046544035362925202761
Total9286897845766181889411578765450444684

Gender

 Male 682 51%
 Female 655 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,255 93.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 51 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4487910282554229
Renter716918631413
Total11648812088585642

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 301 57%
 Single Guardian 58 11%
 Singles 146 28%
 Singles With Roommate 22 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 370 70%
 Households with Kids 157 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male851515981589510881391311584
Female1049124987991011695511652
Total18924271317231518142019142214182211136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55314 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55314 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 55314 real estate data, the median home value of $133,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55314. Rentals in 55314 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55314 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,282 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 55 4%
 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 224 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 217 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 86 14%
 Households Vacant 87 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 29%
 For Migrant Workers 4 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 7%
 1 Bedroom 13 13%
 2 Bedroom 17 17%
 3+ Bedroom 65 64%
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 $52,903 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55314 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 55314 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 55314 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 512 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 222 20%
 No Earnings 372 34%
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 512 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 222 20%
 No Earnings 372 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 513 79.0%
 Public transportation 4 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 1.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 10.9%
 Worked at Home 54 8.3%
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 30 6%
 High School Graduate 362 73%
 Associate's degree 34 7%
 Bachelor's degree 56 11%
 Master's degree 15 3%
 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 272 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55314

ZIP Code 55314 is in the Buffalo Lk-Hector-Stewart Public Sc School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55314.

Buffalo Lake-Hector Elementary
999 Nofound St
Hector, MN 55314
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo Lk-Hector-Stewart Public Sc School District

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