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ZIP Code 55421

Primary City:Minneapolis, MN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Timezone: Central (6:18pm)
Area code: 612 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.05, -93.25
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55421. 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 55421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55421, 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:
Minneapolis, MN
Acceptable:
Columbia Heights, Columbia Hts, Fridley, Hilltop, Saint Anthony
Unacceptable:
St Anthony, St Anthony Village

Stats and Demographics for the 55421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55421 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 55421 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55421 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,035
Population Density 4,303 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,360
Median Home Value $160,100
Land Area 6.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,430
Median Household Income $49,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9548347337358761,1761,119923817935934788577433392331277246
Female9508127027209071,2071,044875774911907819706536516506458605
Total1,9041,6461,4351,4551,7832,3832,1631,7981,5911,8461,8411,6071,283969908837735851

Gender

 Male 13,080 48%
 Female 13,955 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,244 71.2%
 Black Or African American 3,520 13.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 377 1.4%
 Asian 1,317 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 1,447 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,102 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1111,0301,1421,4631,321919796312
Renter3891,037740757542297302272
Total5002,0671,8822,2201,8631,2161,098584

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,253 37%
 Single Guardian 2,099 18%
 Singles 4,113 36%
 Singles With Roommate 965 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,428 74%
 Households with Kids 3,002 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male204178189171199163151161160166138135151143136153159166121147
Female208186185168196159161149147141150164125122145149170133123180
Total412364374339395322312310307307288299276265281302329299244327

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55421 has a small 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 55421 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 55421 real estate data, the median home value of $160,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55421 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,751 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 266 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,028 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,066 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,336 35%
 Households Vacant 930 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 435 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 193 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 198 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 142 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,646 38%
 2 Bedroom 1,577 37%
 3+ Bedroom 911 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 $49,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55421 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. Residents in ZIP code 55421 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 55421 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,865 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,230 28%
 No Earnings 7,149 32%
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 8,865 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,230 28%
 No Earnings 7,149 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,160 84.2%
 Public transportation 1,169 8.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 91 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 343 2.6%
 Worked at Home 491 3.7%
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 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 1,183 13%
 High School Graduate 4,736 52%
 Associate's degree 816 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,550 17%
 Master's degree 543 6%
 Professional school degree 85 1%
 Doctorate degree 117 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,814 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 413 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 396 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55421

ZIP Code 55421 is in the Global Academy. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55421.

Global Academy
4065 Central Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Global Academy
Early Childhood
1460 49th Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbia Heights Public School District
Columbia Academy
900 49th Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbia Heights Public School District
Highland Elementary
1500 49th Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbia Heights Public School District
Valley View Elementary
800 49th Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbia Heights Public School District
Achieve
900 49th Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbia Heights Public School District
Metro Heights Academy
3989 Central Ave N.e.
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northeast Metro 916 School District
Columbia Heights Senior High School
1400 49th Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbia Heights Public School District
Immaculate Conception School
4030 Jackson St NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Voyageurs Montessori School
825 51st Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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