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ZIP Code 55768

Primary City:Mountain Iron, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (4:15am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.5, -92.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55768

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55768. 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 55768. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55768, 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:
Mountain Iron, MN
Acceptable:
Parkville
Unacceptable:
Nichols

Stats and Demographics for the 55768 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55768 is located in north 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 55768 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55768 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,843
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,397
Median Home Value $128,900
Land Area 62.68 sq mi
Water Area 2.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,288
Median Household Income $54,410

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9710394105587174858292108157967256393018
Female87707684647091727589147123966570544231
Total184173170189122141165157157181255280192137126937249

Gender

 Male 1,437 51%
 Female 1,406 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,764 97.2%
 Black Or African American 10 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.4%
 Asian 9 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5921491972591517016
Renter5660365535334925
Total6115218525229418411941

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 602 47%
 Single Guardian 186 14%
 Singles 446 35%
 Singles With Roommate 54 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 945 73%
 Households with Kids 343 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1018202519271813261613241724222822181510
Female161422159191116151216121620201814151715
Total2632424028462929412829363344424636333225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55768 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55768 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 55768 real estate data, the median home value of $128,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55768. Rentals in 55768 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55768 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,836 99.8%
 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 7 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 539 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 400 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 349 25%
 Households Vacant 109 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 12 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 9%
 1 Bedroom 79 22%
 2 Bedroom 146 41%
 3+ Bedroom 101 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 $54,410 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55768 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 55768 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 956 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 659 28%
 No Earnings 767 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 956 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 659 28%
 No Earnings 767 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,290 90.2%
 Public transportation 8 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 6.8%
 Worked at Home 32 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 92 8%
 High School Graduate 697 60%
 Associate's degree 151 13%
 Bachelor's degree 169 15%
 Master's degree 24 2%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 10 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 409 79.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 106 20.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55768

ZIP Code 55768 is in the Region 3 - Northeast Service Coop School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55768.

Northeast Service Coop Sp. Ed.
5525 Emerald Ave
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Region 3 - Northeast Service Coop School District
Merritt Elementary
5529 Emerald Ave
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mountain Iron-Buhl School District
Mountain Iron-Buhl Secondary
5720 Marble Ave
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mountain Iron-Buhl School District
Northeast Service Cooperative Oll
5525 Emerald Ave
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Region 3 - Northeast Service Coop School District

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