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ZIP Code 55972

Primary City:Saint Charles, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:46am)
Coordinates:44.0, -92.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55972

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55972. 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 55972. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55972, 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:
Saint Charles, MN
Unacceptable:
Saratoga, St Charles, Troy

Stats and Demographics for the 55972 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55972 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 55972 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55972 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,995
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,974
Median Home Value $181,900
Land Area 86.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,826
Median Household Income $55,450

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1962402271591371411551541661781621591178073484944
Female2091812031711181561541541541961851259810368687790
Total405421430330255297309308320374347284215183141116126134

Gender

 Male 2,485 50%
 Female 2,510 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,667 93.4%
 Black Or African American 21 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.4%
 Asian 102 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 115 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 72 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1919227534125315711746
Renter5497645342264743
Total7328933939429518316489

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,096 60%
 Single Guardian 233 13%
 Singles 428 23%
 Singles With Roommate 69 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,154 63%
 Households with Kids 672 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3844424646495542484553602940265225302628
Female4441384231353339433945482942323639412321
Total82858088778488819184981085882588864714949

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55972 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 55972 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55972 real estate data, the median home value of $181,900 is slightly higher 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 55972. Rentals in 55972 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55972 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,942 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 980 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 420 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 426 22%
 Households Vacant 148 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 27.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 24 16.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 8.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 43.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 8%
 1 Bedroom 87 22%
 2 Bedroom 167 42%
 3+ Bedroom 107 27%
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 $55,450 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55972 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. Most commuters in 55972 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,520 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 980 28%
 No Earnings 1,003 29%
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 1,520 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 980 28%
 No Earnings 1,003 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,876 87.7%
 Public transportation 54 2.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 3.3%
 Worked at Home 133 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 203 14.1%
 High School Graduate 743 51.6%
 Associate's degree 155 10.8%
 Bachelor's degree 240 16.7%
 Master's degree 63 4.4%
 Professional school degree 26 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 967 71.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 119 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 274 20.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55972

ZIP Code 55972 is in the St. Charles Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55972.

St. Charles Elementary
925 Church Ave
St. Charles, MN 55972
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Charles Public School District
St. Charles Secondary
600 East 6th St
St. Charles, MN 55972
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Charles Public School District

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