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ZIP Code 55947

Primary City:La Crescent, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:42am)
Coordinates:43.8, -91.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55947

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55947. 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 55947. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55947, 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:
La Crescent, MN
Unacceptable:
Dresbach

Stats and Demographics for the 55947 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55947 is located in southeast 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 55947 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55947 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,513
Population Density 103 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,217
Median Home Value $175,800
Land Area 73.05 sq mi
Water Area 6.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,040
Median Household Income $62,597

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2022372652601861941861682263063683162481731141087165
Female197222253246155200181202235363351318258148145116117113
Total399459518506341394367370461669719634506321259224188178

Gender

 Male 3,693 49%
 Female 3,820 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,275 96.8%
 Black Or African American 55 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.1%
 Asian 51 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 109 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2724035766558933124090
Renter57125798158304229
Total84365436746647361282119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,863 61%
 Single Guardian 337 11%
 Singles 712 23%
 Singles With Roommate 128 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,095 69%
 Households with Kids 945 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3941433949464939544943506459587056453140
Female3253414244384943483744506062654674392234
Total71948481938498821028687100124121123116130845374

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55947 has a small 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 55947 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 55947 real estate data, the median home value of $175,800 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 55947. Rentals in 55947 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55947 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,415 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 41 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 57 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,616 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 923 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 501 16%
 Households Vacant 177 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 22 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 7%
 1 Bedroom 105 18%
 2 Bedroom 328 56%
 3+ Bedroom 118 20%
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 $62,597 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55947 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 55947 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 3,019 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,417 23%
 No Earnings 1,618 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 3,019 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,417 23%
 No Earnings 1,618 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,665 90.6%
 Public transportation 34 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 138 3.4%
 Worked at Home 205 5.1%
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 172 7%
 High School Graduate 1,207 48%
 Associate's degree 321 13%
 Bachelor's degree 490 20%
 Master's degree 197 8%
 Professional school degree 72 3%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,059 72.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 332 22.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 79 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55947

ZIP Code 55947 is in the Lacrescent Montessori Academy. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55947.

Lacrescent Montessori Academy
1116 South Oak St
La Crescent, MN 55947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lacrescent Montessori Academy
Se Minnesota Virtual Academy(semva)
703 South 11th St
Lacrescent, MN 55947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Se Minnesota Virtual Academy(Semva)
La Crescent-Hokah Elementary
504 South Oak St
Lacrescent, MN 55947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crescent-Hokah School District
La Crescent-Hokah Middle School
1301 Lancer Blvd
Lacrescent, MN 55947
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Crescent-Hokah School District
La Crescent Senior High School
1301 Lancer Blvd
Lacrescent, MN 55947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: La Crescent-Hokah School District
Crucifixion School
420 S 2nd St
La Crescent, MN 55947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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