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ZIP Code 55744

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MN (View All Cities)
County: Itasca County
Timezone: Central (1:53am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.2, -93.5
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55744

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55744. 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 55744. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55744, 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:
Grand Rapids, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55744 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55744 is located in central Minnesota and covers a large 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 55744 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55744 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,164
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,867
Median Home Value $157,900
Land Area 248.71 sq mi
Water Area 35.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,380
Median Household Income $48,562

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56035281,131
5-96105941,204
10-146606081,268
15-197565941,350
20-24489430919
25-295375351,072
30-345475391,086
35-395005371,037
40-445595751,134
45-496857381,423
50-548008351,635
55-598738461,719
60-646646721,336
65-695155351,050
70-74378413791
75-79275430705
80-84263346609
85 Plus230465695

Gender

 Male 9,944 49%
 Female 10,220 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,290 95.7%
 Black Or African American 85 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 286 1.4%
 Asian 88 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 44 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 366 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461207268
25-345754551,030
35-448723041,176
45-541,3823101,692
55-641,5242611,785
65-741,0181671,185
75-84615234849
85 Plus209186395

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,324 52%
 Single Guardian 1,081 13%
 Singles 2,481 30%
 Singles With Roommate 494 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,132 73%
 Households with Kids 2,248 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
112693219
2127109236
3150121271
497115212
5137136273
6118110228
7122109231
8111121232
9122118240
10146108254
11130132262
12137130267
13119121240
14128117245
15128128256
16118132250
17150120270
1818098278
19180116296
2011692208

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55744 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55744 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 55744 real estate data, the median home value of $157,900 is slightly less 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 55744. Rentals in 55744 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55744 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,383 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 55 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 79 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 355 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 101 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 191 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,867 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,389 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,124 22%
 Households Vacant 1,487 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 135 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 104 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,022 69%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 139 7%
 1 Bedroom 626 32%
 2 Bedroom 834 43%
 3+ Bedroom 332 17%
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 $48,562 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55744 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. More commuters in 55744 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,186 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,100 31%
 No Earnings 6,288 38%
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 5,186 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,100 31%
 No Earnings 6,288 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,821 91.0%
 Public transportation 79 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 334 3.9%
 Worked at Home 359 4.2%
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 480 7%
 High School Graduate 4,195 58%
 Associate's degree 829 12%
 Bachelor's degree 1,066 15%
 Master's degree 391 5%
 Professional school degree 141 2%
 Doctorate degree 79 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,026 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 373 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 439 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55744

ZIP Code 55744 is in the Grand Rapids Public School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55744.

Northland Educational Center
510 SE 13th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Itaskin Education Center
1880 River Rd
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Forest Lake Elementary
715 NW 7th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Grand Rapids Early Childhood Center
1217 SE 2nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Murphy Elementary
822 NE 5th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Southwest Elementary
601 SW 7th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Robert J. Elkington Middle School
1000 NE 8th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Middle Area Learning Center
1000 NE 8th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Infinity:minnesota Digital Academy
1851 East Us Hwy 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Infinity:minnesota Digital Academy
Grand Rapids Senior High School
800 Conifer Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
Grand Rapids Area Learning Center
1851 East Hwy 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public School District
St Joseph Elementary School
315 SW 21st St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Life Christian Academy
707 NW 17th Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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