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ZIP Code 55355

Primary City:Litchfield, MN (View All Cities)
County: Meeker County
Timezone: Central (8:38am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.1, -94.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55355

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55355. 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 55355. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55355, 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:
Litchfield, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55355 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55355 is located in south Minnesota and covers a slightly higher 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 55355 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55355 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,656
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,368
Median Home Value $148,200
Land Area 172.92 sq mi
Water Area 10.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,934
Median Household Income $52,529

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male324299336343245283266266312357393362282203168134117104
Female284329322276227256274277273358356378286226173187154226
Total608628658619472539540543585715749740568429341321271330

Gender

 Male 4,794 50%
 Female 4,862 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,322 96.5%
 Black Or African American 39 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.1%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 191 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 74 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner50338468667665410315100
Renter871821451299963103113
Total137520613796764473418213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,140 54%
 Single Guardian 502 13%
 Singles 1,127 29%
 Singles With Roommate 165 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,753 70%
 Households with Kids 1,181 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7369646865485059775677637367778072664852
Female5349645866777254605073567568487777502443
Total1261181281261311251221131371061501191481351251571491167295

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55355 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55355 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 55355 real estate data, the median home value of $148,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55355 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55355 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55355 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,430 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 37 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 100 1.0%
 Other Institutional 28 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,010 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,003 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 921 21%
 Households Vacant 434 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 46 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 200 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 3%
 1 Bedroom 296 32%
 2 Bedroom 333 36%
 3+ Bedroom 276 30%
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 $52,529 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55355 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. More commuters in 55355 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 3,236 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,199 28%
 No Earnings 2,300 30%
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 3,236 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,199 28%
 No Earnings 2,300 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,351 91.1%
 Public transportation 37 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 199 4.2%
 Worked at Home 163 3.4%
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 353 10%
 High School Graduate 2,030 60%
 Associate's degree 362 11%
 Bachelor's degree 413 12%
 Master's degree 140 4%
 Professional school degree 37 1%
 Doctorate degree 32 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,453 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 207 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 200 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55355

ZIP Code 55355 is in the Litchfield Public School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55355.

Lake Ripley Elementary
100 West Pleasure Dr
Litchfield, MN 55355
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Litchfield Public School District
Litchfield Middle School
340 East 10th St
Litchfield, MN 55355
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Litchfield Public School District
Wagner Elementary
307 East 6th St
Litchfield, MN 55355
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Litchfield Public School District
Litchfield Senior High School
901 North Gilman Ave
Litchfield, MN 55355
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Litchfield Public School District
Litchfield Area Learning Program
25 West 3rd St
Litchfield, MN 55355
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Litchfield Public School District
St Philips School
225 E 3rd St
Litchfield, MN 55355
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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