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ZIP Code 55706

Primary City:Babbitt, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (2:32am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.7, -91.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55706

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55706. 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 55706. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55706, 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:
Babbitt, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55706 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55706 is located in northeast 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 55706 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55706 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,825
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,198
Median Home Value $77,000
Land Area 61.49 sq mi
Water Area 11.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 864
Median Household Income $40,909

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male343542473232344551707474636062625323
Female443539541735353562686962647192695328
Total7870811014967698011313814313612713115413110651

Gender

 Male 893 49%
 Female 932 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,792 98.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1397913414116516327
Renter13261517149138
Total14659415115517417635

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 441 51%
 Single Guardian 110 13%
 Singles 280 32%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 694 80%
 Households with Kids 170 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6810828134861141110714121135
Female5981041354981197416917844
Total111718186211881714221318142323291979

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55706 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55706 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 55706 real estate data, the median home value of $77,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55706 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55706 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55706 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,814 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 327 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 422 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 115 10%
 Households Vacant 334 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 1.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 37 11.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 233 69.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 15.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 29 21%
 2 Bedroom 64 45%
 3+ Bedroom 48 34%
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 $40,909 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55706 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 55706 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 413 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 371 26%
 No Earnings 644 45%
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 413 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 371 26%
 No Earnings 644 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 559 86.7%
 Public transportation 3 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 5.0%
 Worked at Home 51 7.9%
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 91 14%
 High School Graduate 347 55%
 Associate's degree 64 10%
 Bachelor's degree 54 9%
 Master's degree 74 12%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 169 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55706

ZIP Code 55706 is in the St. Louis County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55706.

Babbitt Elementary
30 South Dr
Babbitt, MN 55706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Louis County School District
Northeast Range Secondary
30 South Dr
Babbitt, MN 55706
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Louis County School District

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