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ZIP Code 55781

Primary City:Side Lake, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (8:23am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.7, -93.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55781

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55781. 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 55781. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55781, 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:
Side Lake, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55781 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55781 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 55781 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55781 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 734
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 873
Median Home Value $294,500
Land Area 76.28 sq mi
Water Area 5.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 354
Median Household Income $58,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6141421127971527476744302320121
Female461515105610122455584729272186
Total1020293622121517275110212591595041207

Gender

 Male 376 51%
 Female 358 49%
Gender

Race

 White 724 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner36188112458424
Renter13144131
Total49198512859455

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 219 62%
 Single Guardian 20 6%
 Singles 99 28%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 307 87%
 Households with Kids 47 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13025104441324363452
Female00032102123154236222
Total13057206564478599674

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55781 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 55781 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 55781 real estate data, the median home value of $294,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55781. Rentals in 55781 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55781 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 734 100%
 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 172 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 164 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 2%
 Households Vacant 519 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 6 1.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 504 97.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 1.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 4 44%
 3+ Bedroom 5 56%
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 $58,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55781 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 55781 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. However, that is not the case in 55781. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 154 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 22%
 No Earnings 217 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 154 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 22%
 No Earnings 217 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 213 97.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.5%
 Worked at Home 2 0.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 55781 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 2 0.9%
 High School Graduate 103 48.1%
 Associate's degree 38 17.8%
 Bachelor's degree 50 23.4%
 Master's degree 16 7.5%
 Professional school degree 4 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 53 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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