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ZIP Code 55612

Primary City:Lutsen, MN (View All Cities)
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (11:59am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.7, -90.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55612

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55612. 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 55612. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55612, 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:
Lutsen, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55612 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55612 is located in northeast 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 55612 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55612 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 518
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,122
Median Home Value $245,600
Land Area 162.16 sq mi
Water Area 11.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 263
Median Household Income $47,353

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7612121815711153027251727191082
Female571312814116152315302929141153
Total12132524262918173053425546563321135

Gender

 Male 268 52%
 Female 250 48%
Gender

Race

 White 496 95.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.0%
 Asian 3 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11017444852242
Renter13167169220
Total142624605754262

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 137 52%
 Single Guardian 9 3%
 Singles 90 34%
 Singles With Roommate 27 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 225 86%
 Households with Kids 38 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22111012232421421324
Female01112230022324134134
Total23223242254745555458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55612 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 55612 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 55612 real estate data, the median home value of $245,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 55612 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Studio apartments are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55612 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 518 100%
 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 107 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 91 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 6%
 Households Vacant 859 77%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 7 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 825 96%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 27%
 1 Bedroom 42 36%
 2 Bedroom 20 17%
 3+ Bedroom 24 20%
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 $47,353 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 55612 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 55612 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 272 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 143 27%
 No Earnings 119 22%
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 272 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 143 27%
 No Earnings 119 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 276 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 82 22%
 Worked at Home 12 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 55612 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 10 4%
 High School Graduate 125 51%
 Associate's degree 10 4%
 Bachelor's degree 70 29%
 Master's degree 20 8%
 Professional school degree 6 2%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 81 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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