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ZIP Code 55724

Primary City:Cotton, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (10:31pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.2, -92.4
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55724

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55724. 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 55724. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55724, 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:
Cotton, MN
Acceptable:
Kelsey
Unacceptable:
Melrude

Stats and Demographics for the 55724 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55724 is located in central 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 55724 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55724 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 741
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 928
Median Home Value $173,900
Land Area 238.90 sq mi
Water Area 5.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 327
Median Household Income $49,926

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15212120141628172331395134222315105
Female1118141711171821152145452616132125
Total263935372533463838528496603836361210

Gender

 Male 405 55%
 Female 336 45%
Gender

Race

 White 717 96.8%
 Black Or African American 4 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 2.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52537709349284
Renter23330140
Total72840739350324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 193 59%
 Single Guardian 25 8%
 Singles 90 28%
 Singles With Roommate 19 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 260 80%
 Households with Kids 67 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11254481443635627412
Female22223833134133444502
Total334771211457776810611914

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55724 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 55724 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 55724 real estate data, the median home value of $173,900 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 55724. Rentals in 55724 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55724 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 737 99.5%
 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 4 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 181 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 130 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 16 2%
 Households Vacant 601 65%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 6 1.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 558 92.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 5.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 47%
 3+ Bedroom 8 53%
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 $49,926 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55724 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. In 55724 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 226 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 244 34%
 No Earnings 255 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 226 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 244 34%
 No Earnings 255 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 385 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 2%
 Worked at Home 7 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 19 5%
 High School Graduate 234 67%
 Associate's degree 34 10%
 Bachelor's degree 40 11%
 Master's degree 19 5%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 103 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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