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ZIP Code 55042

Primary City:Lake Elmo, MN (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (1:16am)
Area code: 651 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.99, -92.90
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55042. 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 55042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55042, 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:
Lake Elmo, MN
Unacceptable:
Oakdale

Stats and Demographics for the 55042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55042 is located in south 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 55042 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55042 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,840
Population Density 361 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,126
Median Home Value $372,600
Land Area 24.46 sq mi
Water Area 2.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,021
Median Household Income $104,444

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5224192416
5-9349387736
10-14420394814
15-19334331665
20-24193180373
25-29165150315
30-34147154301
35-39225257482
40-44360350710
45-49471458929
50-54458471929
55-59331349680
60-64284262546
65-69186182368
70-74146114260
75-797071141
80-845158109
85 Plus244266

Gender

 Male 4,438 50%
 Female 4,402 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,164 92.4%
 Black Or African American 72 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.3%
 Asian 302 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 108 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 163 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2418927
25-3415938197
35-4452630556
45-5495229981
55-6467015685
65-7436812380
75-841512153
85 Plus39342

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,162 72%
 Single Guardian 299 10%
 Singles 437 14%
 Singles With Roommate 123 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,857 61%
 Households with Kids 1,164 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1483987
2304474
3494291
4603696
55372125
66784151
78165146
86976145
97990169
108476160
117881159
128386169
139574169
148077157
158783170
167070140
177965144
186273135
19364076
20433982

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55042 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55042 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 55042 real estate data, the median home value of $372,600 is extremely high 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 55042. Rentals in 55042 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,783 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 57 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,010 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 873 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 4%
 Households Vacant 105 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 30 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 50 21%
 2 Bedroom 59 25%
 3+ Bedroom 125 53%
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 $104,444 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55042 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 55042 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 3,168 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,978 29%
 No Earnings 1,697 25%
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 3,168 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,978 29%
 No Earnings 1,697 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,178 91%
 Public transportation 76 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 1%
 Worked at Home 263 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 55042 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 96 3%
 High School Graduate 1,114 39%
 Associate's degree 274 10%
 Bachelor's degree 982 34%
 Master's degree 224 8%
 Professional school degree 111 4%
 Doctorate degree 73 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,653 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 351 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55042

ZIP Code 55042 is in the Stillwater Area Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55042.

Lake Elmo Elementary
11030 Stillwater Blvd North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stillwater Area Public School District
Oak-Land Junior High School
820 Manning Ave North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Stillwater Area Public School District

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