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ZIP Code 55943

Primary City:Houston, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Coordinates:43.8, -91.6
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55943

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55943. 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 55943. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55943, 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:
Houston, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55943 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55943 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 55943 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 55943 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,059
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,395
Median Home Value $147,900
Land Area 170.36 sq mi
Water Area 1.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,253
Median Household Income $51,570

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1071001119447748190981191421211039548402732
Female901067310152837098821251271221037353624961
Total197206184195991571511881802442692432061681011027693

Gender

 Male 1,529 50%
 Female 1,530 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,014 98.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1010716125222915610231
Renter1240324024142122
Total2214719329225317012353

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 707 56%
 Single Guardian 149 12%
 Singles 347 28%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 888 71%
 Households with Kids 365 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male172328211419182128181924212921222413149
Female192119172027181823101519131626311818811
Total3644473834463639512834433445475342312220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55943 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55943 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55943 real estate data, the median home value of $147,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55943 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55943 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55943 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,000 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 40 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 658 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 390 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 205 15%
 Households Vacant 142 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 11.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 10 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 47.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 28.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 3%
 1 Bedroom 45 23%
 2 Bedroom 58 29%
 3+ Bedroom 92 46%
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 $51,570 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55943 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. However, that is not the case in 55943. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 957 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 28%
 No Earnings 828 34%
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 957 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 28%
 No Earnings 828 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,257 89.0%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 3.9%
 Worked at Home 99 7.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 110 10%
 High School Graduate 664 63%
 Associate's degree 84 8%
 Bachelor's degree 107 10%
 Master's degree 46 4%
 Professional school degree 18 2%
 Doctorate degree 20 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 522 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55943

ZIP Code 55943 is in the Houston Public School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55943.

Minnesota Virtual Academy
306 West Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Houston Public School District
Ridgeway Community School
35564 County Rd 12
Houston, MN 55943
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridgeway Community School District
Houston Elementary
310 South Sherman
Houston, MN 55943
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Public School District
Houston Secondary
306 West Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Public School District
Summit Learning Program
306 West Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Public School District

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