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ZIP Code 55790

Primary City:Tower, MN (View All Cities)
County: St. Louis County
Timezone: Central (1:47pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.8, -92.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55790

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55790. 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 55790. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55790, 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:
Tower, MN
Unacceptable:
Breitung, Kugler

Stats and Demographics for the 55790 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55790 is located in north 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 55790 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55790 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,866
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,476
Median Home Value $231,400
Land Area 332.49 sq mi
Water Area 69.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 892
Median Household Income $48,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37463437383830294257801091108794462912
Female41385234253125254768701051048077412721
Total788486716369555489125150214214167171875633

Gender

 Male 955 51%
 Female 911 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,556 83.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 264 14.1%
 Asian 7 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner738581332301999412
Renter11202218161888
Total18588015124621710220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 479 54%
 Single Guardian 95 11%
 Singles 278 31%
 Singles With Roommate 40 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 740 83%
 Households with Kids 152 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male775910699126668863109911
Female78998741271111101195138534
Total1415141818131321191717161917111618141215

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55790 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 55790 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 55790 real estate data, the median home value of $231,400 is slightly higher than average 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 55790. Rentals in 55790 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55790 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,866 100%
 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 361 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 410 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 121 5%
 Households Vacant 1,584 64%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 14 0.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,520 96.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 1.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 32 23%
 2 Bedroom 45 32%
 3+ Bedroom 62 44%
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 $48,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55790 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 55790 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 55790 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 461 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 410 26%
 No Earnings 706 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 461 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 410 26%
 No Earnings 706 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 631 84.0%
 Public transportation 5 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 85 11.3%
 Worked at Home 30 4.0%
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 40 5%
 High School Graduate 430 55%
 Associate's degree 106 13%
 Bachelor's degree 122 16%
 Master's degree 61 8%
 Professional school degree 15 2%
 Doctorate degree 13 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 157 74.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55790

ZIP Code 55790 is in the Vermilion Country School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55790.

Vermilion Country School
1 Enterprise Dr
Tower, MN 55790
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vermilion Country School District
Tower-Soudan Elementary
415 North Second St
Tower, MN 55790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Louis County School District

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