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ZIP Code 55354

Primary City:Lester Prairie, MN (View All Cities)
County: Mcleod County
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.89, -94.09
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55354

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55354. 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 55354. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55354, 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:
Lester Prairie, MN
Acceptable:
Lester Pr

Stats and Demographics for the 55354 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55354 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 55354 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55354 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,741
Population Density 86 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,098
Median Home Value $161,000
Land Area 31.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,028
Median Household Income $54,444

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male119114978566791088487109109105615044221913
Female1089910586728588828711997100594745332929
Total2272132021711381641961661742282062051209789554842

Gender

 Male 1,371 50%
 Female 1,370 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,621 95.6%
 Black Or African American 11 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 21 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 65 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19134163216166937225
Renter19282324151597
Total381621862401811088132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 640 62%
 Single Guardian 115 11%
 Singles 209 20%
 Singles With Roommate 64 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 650 63%
 Households with Kids 378 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male212626261723291827161920212114191721149
Female241723212517241122242117172619231414165
Total4543494742405329494040373847334231353014

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55354 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55354 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 55354 real estate data, the median home value of $161,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55354 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55354 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55354 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,741 100%
 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 612 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 276 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 140 13%
 Households Vacant 70 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 32 46%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 41 22%
 2 Bedroom 55 30%
 3+ Bedroom 87 47%
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 $54,444 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55354 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 55354 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,013 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 633 30%
 No Earnings 433 21%
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 1,013 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 633 30%
 No Earnings 433 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,265 88.5%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 4.4%
 Worked at Home 93 6.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 124 13.3%
 High School Graduate 609 65.1%
 Associate's degree 100 10.7%
 Bachelor's degree 68 7.3%
 Master's degree 24 2.6%
 Professional school degree 8 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 465 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 84 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55354

ZIP Code 55354 is in the Lester Prairie Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55354.

Lester Prairie Elementary
131 Hickory St North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lester Prairie Public School District
Lester Prairie Secondary
131 Hickory St North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lester Prairie Public School District

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