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ZIP Code 55389

Primary City:Watkins, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:09pm)
Coordinates:45.3, -94.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55389

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55389. 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 55389. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55389, 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:
Watkins, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55389 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55389 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 55389 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 large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55389 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,643
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,123
Median Home Value $150,900
Land Area 74.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,002
Median Household Income $56,029

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male919610380477789841051009693717361292029
Female971051089242619174731068758827846362439
Total18820121117289138180158178206183151153151107654468

Gender

 Male 1,344 51%
 Female 1,299 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,595 98.2%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 20 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121281701861591355125
Renter1124122611211912
Total231521822121701567037

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 604 60%
 Single Guardian 129 13%
 Singles 230 23%
 Singles With Roommate 39 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 657 66%
 Households with Kids 345 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male152616222121161721252029151415142219108
Female2516182023241918211918193121212023151313
Total4042344244453535424438484635363445342321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55389 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 55389 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 55389 real estate data, the median home value of $150,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55389 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55389 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55389 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,594 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 2%
 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 538 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 328 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 136 12%
 Households Vacant 121 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 27 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 26%
 2 Bedroom 35 28%
 3+ Bedroom 59 46%
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 $56,029 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55389 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. However, that is not the case in 55389. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 817 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 561 29%
 No Earnings 556 29%
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 817 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 561 29%
 No Earnings 556 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,087 90.9%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 2.3%
 Worked at Home 78 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 112 13.1%
 High School Graduate 638 74.9%
 Associate's degree 58 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 35 4.1%
 Master's degree 4 0.5%
 Professional school degree 1 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 538 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55389

ZIP Code 55389 is in the Eden Valley-Watkins School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55389.

Watkins Elementary
161 School Ave
Watkins, MN 55389
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Eden Valley-Watkins School District

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