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ZIP Code 55616

Primary City:Two Harbors, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Central (6:33am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.3, -91.6
ZIP (~32 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55616

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55616. 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 55616. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55616, 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:
Two Harbors, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55616 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55616 is located in east Minnesota and covers a large 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 55616 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55616 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,994
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,239
Median Home Value $161,200
Land Area 354.41 sq mi
Water Area 16.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,038
Median Household Income $46,891

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20519919818415919619017819225433129122721015111210176
Female201178206224155176187171218274297267235193161121129147
Total406377404408314372377349410528628558462403312233230223

Gender

 Male 3,454 49%
 Female 3,540 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,820 97.5%
 Black Or African American 10 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.6%
 Asian 20 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 94 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3122831754953239023968
Renter591457710481548777
Total90373394653613444326145

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,608 53%
 Single Guardian 330 11%
 Singles 924 30%
 Singles With Roommate 176 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,254 74%
 Households with Kids 784 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4740403942484632314137423345344038423027
Female4448354136294536324646403737494747473429
Total9188758078779168638783827082838785896456

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55616 has a large 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 55616 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55616 real estate data, the median home value of $161,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55616 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55616 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55616 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,863 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 19 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 59 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,502 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 852 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 684 16%
 Households Vacant 1,201 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 9.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 68 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 924 76.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 7.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 6%
 1 Bedroom 144 23%
 2 Bedroom 262 42%
 3+ Bedroom 183 29%
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 $46,891 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55616 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 55616 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 1,981 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,679 30%
 No Earnings 1,956 35%
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 1,981 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,679 30%
 No Earnings 1,956 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,765 86.7%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 265 8.3%
 Worked at Home 152 4.8%
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 136 6%
 High School Graduate 1,617 66%
 Associate's degree 207 8%
 Bachelor's degree 342 14%
 Master's degree 67 3%
 Professional school degree 56 2%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,064 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 2.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 124 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55616

ZIP Code 55616 is in the Lake Superior Public School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55616.

Two Harbors Secondary
1640 Hwy 2
Two Harbors, MN 55616
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lake Superior Public School District
Minnehaha Elementary
421 7th St
Two Harbors, MN 55616
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Superior Public School District
S.o.L.o. Alternative Program
421 Seventh St
Two Harbors, MN 55616
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Superior Public School District

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