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ZIP Code 55912

Primary City:Austin, MN (View All Cities)
County: Mower County
Timezone: Central (6:37am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.7, -93.0
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55912

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55912. 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 55912. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55912, 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:
Austin, MN
Acceptable:
Mapleview, Nicolville
Unacceptable:
Andyville

Stats and Demographics for the 55912 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55912 is located in south Minnesota and covers a slightly higher 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 55912 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 55912 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,483
Population Density 151 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,519
Median Home Value $99,800
Land Area 188.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,640
Median Household Income $42,253

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0531,0499441,006905984860852807932955919790536424395348342
Female1,101957888893819925827762790891952848777592513552550745
Total2,1542,0061,8321,8991,7241,9091,6871,6141,5971,8231,9071,7671,5671,1289379478981,087

Gender

 Male 14,101 50%
 Female 14,382 50%
Gender

Race

 White 25,052 88.0%
 Black Or African American 795 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.3%
 Asian 619 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 39 0.1%
 Other Race 1,261 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 637 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1699441,2091,6131,6611,1311,029452
Renter426857547486321171264360
Total5951,8011,7562,0991,9821,3021,293812

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,416 47%
 Single Guardian 1,824 16%
 Singles 3,699 32%
 Singles With Roommate 701 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,147 70%
 Households with Kids 3,493 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male213183223212204202222212209221190176177180193209219214171196
Female233199266201205175203174200184182166178178178187192199137153
Total446382489413409377425386409405372342355358371396411413308349

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55912 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55912 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55912 real estate data, the median home value of $99,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55912 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55912 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55912 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,974 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 32 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 84 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 183 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 210 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,316 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,892 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,432 27%
 Households Vacant 879 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 306 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Sale Only 213 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 242 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 130 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,097 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,684 44%
 3+ Bedroom 904 24%
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 $42,253 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55912 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. More commuters in 55912 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,664 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,640 30%
 No Earnings 7,199 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 8,664 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,640 30%
 No Earnings 7,199 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,961 88.1%
 Public transportation 309 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 42 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 858 6.3%
 Worked at Home 410 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,587 17%
 High School Graduate 5,131 56%
 Associate's degree 826 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,170 13%
 Master's degree 278 3%
 Professional school degree 149 2%
 Doctorate degree 88 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,855 84.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 347 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 523 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55912

ZIP Code 55912 is in the Austin Public School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55912.

Austin Area Learning Center
301 Third St NW
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Public School District
Horizon Program
301 NW Third St
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Public School District
Austin Area Learning Cntr. - Summer
301 Third St NW
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Public School District
New Dominion Academy
1101 28th St NE
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Public School District
Austin Community Learning Center
912 First Ave NE
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Public School District
I.j. Holton Intermediate School
1800 4th Ave SE
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Public School District
Banfield Elementary
301 17th St SW
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Public School District
Ellis Middle School
1700 4th Ave SE
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Public School District
Neveln Elementary
1918 East Oakland Ave
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Public School District
Sumner Elementary
805 8th Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Public School District
Woodson Kindergarten Center
1601 4th St SE
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Public School District
Southgate Elementary
1601 SW 19th Ave
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Public School District
Austin Senior High School
301 3rd St NW
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Austin Public School District
Pacelli High School
311 4th St NW
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Dominion School
1111 28th St NE
Austin, MN 55912
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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