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ZIP Code 55705

Primary City:Aurora, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (9:57pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.5, -92.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55705. 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 55705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55705, 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:
Aurora, MN
Unacceptable:
Biwabik, Palo, Pineville, White

Stats and Demographics for the 55705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55705 is located in north 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 55705 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55705 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,299
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,731
Median Home Value $86,900
Land Area 116.28 sq mi
Water Area 4.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,462
Median Household Income $46,337

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8986104125606773901011341531661279577663842
Female68898380705075868612813415510910296556179
Total15717518720513011714817618726228732123619717312199121

Gender

 Male 1,693 51%
 Female 1,606 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,224 97.7%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.5%
 Asian 10 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner127916528729720714158
Renter2543334020211816
Total3712219832731722815974

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 733 50%
 Single Guardian 175 12%
 Singles 470 32%
 Singles With Roommate 84 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,116 76%
 Households with Kids 346 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1919142013152413212723201915292619302110
Female1612121612182119191419181715191318181217
Total3531263625334532404142383630483937483327

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55705 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 55705 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 55705 real estate data, the median home value of $86,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55705 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55705 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,235 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 54 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 654 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 592 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 216 12%
 Households Vacant 269 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 28 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 135 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 87 42%
 2 Bedroom 69 33%
 3+ Bedroom 51 25%
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 $46,337 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55705 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 55705 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 832 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 850 31%
 No Earnings 1,070 39%
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 832 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 850 31%
 No Earnings 1,070 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,255 89%
 Public transportation 19 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 6%
 Worked at Home 57 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 86 7%
 High School Graduate 880 67%
 Associate's degree 133 10%
 Bachelor's degree 147 11%
 Master's degree 41 3%
 Professional school degree 20 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 377 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55705

ZIP Code 55705 is in the Mesabi East School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55705.

Mesabi East Elementary
601 North 1st St West
Aurora, MN 55705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesabi East School District
Mesabi East Secondary
601 North 1st St West
Aurora, MN 55705
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mesabi East School District

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