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ZIP Code 55974

Primary City:Spring Grove, MN (View All Cities)
County: Houston County
Timezone: Central (11:04pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -91.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55974. 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 55974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55974, 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:
Spring Grove, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55974 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 55974 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55974 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,132
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,008
Median Home Value $110,100
Land Area 83.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 916
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male648059513950575960578079795643473835
Female526958713557436758647479826047454989
Total11614911712274107100126118121154158161116909287124

Gender

 Male 1,033 48%
 Female 1,099 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,072 97.2%
 Black Or African American 19 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 15 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10641041321651148835
Renter1835262123173034
Total289913015318813111869

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 479 52%
 Single Guardian 103 11%
 Singles 303 33%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 688 75%
 Households with Kids 228 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1413141416151413221113714147111110125
Female1012148161571912791120117161721106
Total2425282232302132341822183425142728312211

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55974 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 55974 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55974 real estate data, the median home value of $110,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for < $200/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,055 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 3.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 379 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 333 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 204 20%
 Households Vacant 92 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 4%
 1 Bedroom 60 29%
 2 Bedroom 76 36%
 3+ Bedroom 64 31%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55974 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 55974 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 55974 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 663 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 29%
 No Earnings 587 33%
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 663 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 29%
 No Earnings 587 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 853 82.1%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 7.8%
 Worked at Home 99 9.5%
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 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 109 14%
 High School Graduate 481 60%
 Associate's degree 93 12%
 Bachelor's degree 77 10%
 Master's degree 25 3%
 Professional school degree 11 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 290 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55974

ZIP Code 55974 is in the Spring Grove School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55974.

Spring Grove Elementary
113 2nd Ave NW
Spring Grove, MN 55974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Grove School District
Spring Grove Secondary
113 2nd Ave NW
Spring Grove, MN 55974
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Spring Grove School District

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