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ZIP Code 55902

Primary City:Rochester, MN (View All Cities)
County: Olmsted County
Timezone: Central (12:05pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.96, -92.52
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55902. 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 55902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55902, 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:
Rochester, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55902 is located in south 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 55902 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55902 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,968
Population Density 541 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,721
Median Home Value $235,600
Land Area 40.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,027
Median Household Income $81,925

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male715794762667436607734685728799907783594430326253206157
Female696714773651505766733731741898975788652481365317283316
Total1,4111,5081,5351,3189411,3731,4671,4161,4691,6971,8821,5711,246911691570489473

Gender

 Male 10,583 48%
 Female 11,385 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,375 88.2%
 Black Or African American 484 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.2%
 Asian 1,351 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 223 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 480 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner467231,1791,7291,479853576180
Renter25079239926818494124151
Total2961,5151,5781,9971,663947700331

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,174 57%
 Single Guardian 715 8%
 Singles 2,643 29%
 Singles With Roommate 495 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,307 70%
 Households with Kids 2,720 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14116214214716817414414316514815614316315216313814312010370
Female1391381271671471381371391531641581481491541411461491219486
Total280300269314315312281282318312314291312306304284292241197156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55902 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55902 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 55902 real estate data, the median home value of $235,600 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 55902. Rentals in 55902 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,592 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 64 0.3%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 116 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 190 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,905 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,860 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,262 23%
 Households Vacant 694 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 271 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 172 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 88 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 129 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,025 42%
 2 Bedroom 820 34%
 3+ Bedroom 468 19%
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 $81,925 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55902 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 55902 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 8,354 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,907 27%
 No Earnings 4,843 27%
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 8,354 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,907 27%
 No Earnings 4,843 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,150 84.7%
 Public transportation 435 3.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 907 7.6%
 Worked at Home 468 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 55902 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 216 3%
 High School Graduate 2,310 31%
 Associate's degree 605 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,910 26%
 Master's degree 714 10%
 Professional school degree 1,204 16%
 Doctorate degree 455 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,089 71.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 912 21.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 311 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55902

ZIP Code 55902 is in the Rochester Math and Science Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55902.

Rochester Math and Science Academy
415 16th St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester Math and Science Academy
Bamber Valley Elementary
2001 Bamber Valley Rd SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester Public School District
Folwell Elementary
603 15th Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester Public School District
Early Childhood Year Round
615 7th St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester Public School District
Rochester Stem Academy
415 16th St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rochester Stem Academy
Lourdes High School
621 W Center St
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Rochester Arts & Sciences Academy
400 5th Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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