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ZIP Code 55349

Primary City:Howard Lake, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wright County
Timezone: Central (2:10pm)
Coordinates:45.1, -94.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55349

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55349. 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 55349. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55349, 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:
Howard Lake, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55349 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55349 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 55349 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55349 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,887
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,650
Median Home Value $178,600
Land Area 65.57 sq mi
Water Area 4.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,500
Median Household Income $54,732

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1451171381421111071131401261691521441049160393826
Female121160133124851171081271531431341241167756504156
Total266277271266196224221267279312286268220168116897982

Gender

 Male 1,962 50%
 Female 1,925 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,793 97.6%
 Black Or African American 18 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 35 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1815222529324915510028
Renter3854485228261717
Total5620627334527718111745

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 871 58%
 Single Guardian 185 12%
 Singles 377 25%
 Singles With Roommate 67 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 992 66%
 Households with Kids 508 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1831263922241825283236172726332931311819
Female1724342632273934282130243226343228151512
Total3555606554515759565366415952676159463331

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55349 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 55349 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 55349 real estate data, the median home value of $178,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55349 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55349 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55349 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,827 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 842 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 378 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 280 17%
 Households Vacant 150 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 29 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 11%
 1 Bedroom 86 28%
 2 Bedroom 121 40%
 3+ Bedroom 62 21%
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 $54,732 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55349 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. Most commuters in 55349 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,252 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,046 35%
 No Earnings 694 23%
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 1,252 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,046 35%
 No Earnings 694 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,821 89.4%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 100 4.9%
 Worked at Home 112 5.5%
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 116 9%
 High School Graduate 897 69%
 Associate's degree 116 9%
 Bachelor's degree 140 11%
 Master's degree 22 2%
 Professional school degree 14 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 873 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 130 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55349

ZIP Code 55349 is in the Meeker and Wright Special Education School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55349.

Trek Program
801 8th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Meeker and Wright Special Education School District
Howard Lake Middle School
801 8th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Sec.
8700 County Rd 6 SW
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District
Hlww Alternative Learning Program
801 8th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District
St James Lutheran School
1000 6th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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