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ZIP Code 55906

Post Office City:Rochester, MN (View All Cities)
County: Olmsted County
Timezone: Central (1:23am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.1, -92.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55906

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 55906. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 55906 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Rochester, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55906 is located in southern 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 55906 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55906 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,598
Population Density 276 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,608
Median Home Value $198,800
Land Area 63.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,216
Median Household Income $68,474

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55235171,040
5-95605741,134
10-146416081,249
15-196195911,210
20-24405426831
25-295775361,113
30-345015011,002
35-39484492976
40-445365791,115
45-497467991,545
50-548208591,679
55-596256471,272
60-64457483940
65-69389426815
70-74287328615
75-79238246484
80-84165172337
85 Plus84157241

Gender

 Male 8,657 49%
 Female 8,941 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,269 86.8%
 Black Or African American 609 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.3%
 Asian 1,050 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 267 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 348 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2474197271
25-346634201,083
35-448792451,124
45-541,5492741,823
55-641,1022061,308
65-74757112869
75-8447883561
85 Plus15324177

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,985 55%
 Single Guardian 845 12%
 Singles 1,964 27%
 Singles With Roommate 422 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,996 69%
 Households with Kids 2,220 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19894192
2130107237
39396189
498112210
511889207
6113120233
797127224
8127103230
9105135240
10144117261
11110115225
12125115240
13129136265
14133125258
15121132253
16131122253
17147167314
18136108244
198462146
207358131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55906 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55906 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 55906 real estate data, the median home value of $198,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55906. Rentals in 55906 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Rochester, MN rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,492 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 106 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,937 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,718 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,561 21%
 Households Vacant 392 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 131 33.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.8%
 For Sale Only 97 24.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 13.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 25.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 7%
 1 Bedroom 733 47%
 2 Bedroom 507 33%
 3+ Bedroom 196 13%
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 $68,474 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55906 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. The commute in 55906 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 6,132 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,558 32%
 No Earnings 3,676 26%
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 6,132 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,558 32%
 No Earnings 3,676 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,292 87.3%
 Public transportation 361 3.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 29 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 478 5.0%
 Worked at Home 333 3.5%
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 848 7%
 High School Graduate 5,178 41%
 Associate's degree 1,182 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,336 26%
 Master's degree 1,301 10%
 Professional school degree 575 5%
 Doctorate degree 220 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,439 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 612 18.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 288 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55906

ZIP Code 55906 is in the following school districts: Rochester Public School District and Private. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55906.

Churchill Elementary
2240 7th Ave NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester Public School District
Jefferson Elementary
1201 10th Ave NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester Public School District
Kellogg Middle School
503 17th St NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rochester Public School District
Century Senior High School
2525 Viola Rd NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rochester Public School District
Century Area Learning Center
2525 Viola Rd NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rochester Public School District
Schaeffer Academy
2700 Schaeffer Ln NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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