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ZIP Code 55921

Primary City:Caledonia, MN (View All Cities)
County: Houston County
Timezone: Central (1:46pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -91.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55921. 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 55921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55921, 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:
Caledonia, MN
Unacceptable:
Freeburg

Stats and Demographics for the 55921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55921 is located in southeast 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 55921 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55921 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,964
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,184
Median Home Value $152,700
Land Area 181.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,009
Median Household Income $47,885

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1881701501931461481441291431662252071288876776253
Female157157149184121130123132157179207173115119861138386
Total345327299377267278267261300345432380243207162190145139

Gender

 Male 2,493 50%
 Female 2,471 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,834 97.4%
 Black Or African American 42 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 23 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1918324238432319017966
Renter6674566551304932
Total8525729844937422022898

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,086 54%
 Single Guardian 265 13%
 Singles 565 28%
 Singles With Roommate 93 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,407 70%
 Households with Kids 602 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3840443127393728392421303540324450353229
Female3023333937292529373027312536334340363222
Total6863777064686257765448616076658790716451

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55921 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 55921 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55921 real estate data, the median home value of $152,700 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 55921. Rentals in 55921 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,901 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 13 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 902 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 684 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 423 19%
 Households Vacant 175 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 17.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 22 12.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 29.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 37.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 98 26%
 2 Bedroom 98 26%
 3+ Bedroom 186 49%
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 $47,885 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55921 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 55921 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,455 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,256 33%
 No Earnings 1,135 30%
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 1,455 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,256 33%
 No Earnings 1,135 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,002 84.6%
 Public transportation 44 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 149 6.3%
 Worked at Home 162 6.8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 290 16.8%
 High School Graduate 1,000 58.0%
 Associate's degree 192 11.1%
 Bachelor's degree 148 8.6%
 Master's degree 62 3.6%
 Professional school degree 25 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 696 74.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 169 18.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55921

ZIP Code 55921 is in the Caledonia Public School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55921.

Caledonia Elementary
511 West Main St
Caledonia, MN 55921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caledonia Public School District
Caledonia Middle School
825 North Warrior Ave
Caledonia, MN 55921
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caledonia Public School District
Caledonia Senior High School
825 North Warrior Ave
Caledonia, MN 55921
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caledonia Public School District
St Marys Catholic School
308 E South St
Caledonia, MN 55921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John'S Evangelical Lutheran School
720 N Marshall St
Caledonia, MN 55921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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