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ZIP Code 55717

Primary City:Canyon, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (9:21pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.1, -92.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55717

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55717. 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 55717. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55717, 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:
Canyon, MN
Unacceptable:
Lake Nichols, Northland, Shaw

Stats and Demographics for the 55717 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55717 is located in central 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 55717 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55717 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 335
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 403
Median Home Value $178,800
Land Area 109.57 sq mi
Water Area 3.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 144
Median Household Income $66,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10913411107514131926161010314
Female35656475811242211207402
Total13141991714141022244348273017716

Gender

 Male 185 55%
 Female 150 45%
Gender

Race

 White 323 96.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 2.1%
 Asian 2 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner161532452064
Renter23320500
Total391834452564

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 101 70%
 Single Guardian 7 5%
 Singles 27 19%
 Singles With Roommate 9 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 116 81%
 Households with Kids 28 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30321131322342021012
Female00202101110230110301
Total30523232432572131313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55717 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 55717 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1980s. Looking at 55717 real estate data, the median home value of $178,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55717. Rentals in 55717 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55717 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 335 100%
 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 88 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 41 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 4%
 Households Vacant 259 64%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 0.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 248 95.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 93%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 1 7%
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 $66,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55717 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 55717 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 55717 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 84 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 26%
 No Earnings 64 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 84 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 26%
 No Earnings 64 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 120 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 2 2%
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 7 7%
 High School Graduate 65 63%
 Associate's degree 10 10%
 Bachelor's degree 14 14%
 Master's degree 6 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 1 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 21 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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