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ZIP Code 55720

Primary City:Cloquet, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:24pm)
Coordinates:46.7, -92.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55720. 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 55720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55720, 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:
Cloquet, MN
Unacceptable:
Knife Falls, Scanlon

Stats and Demographics for the 55720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55720 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 55720 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55720 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,999
Population Density 106 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,292
Median Home Value $146,000
Land Area 160.82 sq mi
Water Area 4.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,824
Median Household Income $48,905

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male63863862062448954350149757160363753443933524623115796
Female597592516548477565508514529618674558435393285271239281
Total1,2351,2301,1361,1729661,1081,0091,0111,1001,2211,3111,092874728531502396377

Gender

 Male 8,399 49%
 Female 8,600 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,173 83.4%
 Black Or African American 63 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,039 12.0%
 Asian 87 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 607 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner966468991,189995640456132
Renter176358273292190154188140
Total2721,0041,1721,4811,185794644272

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,178 47%
 Single Guardian 1,311 19%
 Singles 1,921 28%
 Singles With Roommate 414 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,582 67%
 Households with Kids 2,242 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13411013613612212015112112412012813512411312612611712712898
Female11711513612010012712712011811197121899812198120107102101
Total251225272256222247278241242231225256213211247224237234230199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55720 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55720 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 55720 real estate data, the median home value of $146,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55720 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,749 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 55 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 89 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,525 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,528 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,771 24%
 Households Vacant 468 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 76 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 139 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 3%
 1 Bedroom 685 34%
 2 Bedroom 681 34%
 3+ Bedroom 561 28%
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 $48,905 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55720 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. More commuters in 55720 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 5,387 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,613 27%
 No Earnings 4,384 33%
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 5,387 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,613 27%
 No Earnings 4,384 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,439 93.8%
 Public transportation 40 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 260 3.3%
 Worked at Home 191 2.4%
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 455 8.0%
 High School Graduate 3,468 60.7%
 Associate's degree 512 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 835 14.6%
 Master's degree 355 6.2%
 Professional school degree 72 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,889 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 289 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 343 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55720

ZIP Code 55720 is in the Cloquet Public School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55720.

Cloquet Area Alternative Ed. Programs
302 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cloquet Public School District
Fond Du Lac Ojibwe School
49 University Rd
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fond Du Lac Ojibwe School District
Churchill Elementary
515 Granite St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Cloquet Middle School
509 Carlton Ave
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Washington Elementary
801 12th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Cloquet Early Childhood Education
509 Carlton Ave
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Shared Time
509 Carlton Ave
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Caaep Elementary
302 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cloquet Public School District
N. Carlton Coop. Vocational
1000 18th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: N Carlton Cooperative Vocational School District
Cloquet Senior
1000 18th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Caaep Extended Day Program
302 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cloquet Public School District
Queen of Peace School
102 4th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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