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ZIP Code 55940

Primary City:Hayfield, MN (View All Cities)
County: Dodge County
Timezone: Central (10:54am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.9, -92.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55940. 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 55940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55940, 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:
Hayfield, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55940 is located in south 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 55940 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55940 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,666
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,089
Median Home Value $161,100
Land Area 90.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,010
Median Household Income $65,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59691187
5-994114208
10-1412084204
15-19106102208
20-246945114
25-297172143
30-348080160
35-397680156
40-447481155
45-49108101209
50-54110102212
55-596983152
60-647473147
65-69573895
70-74443882
75-79384583
80-84232952
85 Plus356499

Gender

 Male 1,344 50%
 Female 1,322 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,582 96.8%
 Black Or African American 11 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 25 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24162541
25-3410840148
35-4412730157
45-5420732239
55-6415317170
65-749813111
75-84751388
85 Plus263056

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 595 59%
 Single Guardian 133 13%
 Singles 247 24%
 Singles With Roommate 35 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 636 63%
 Households with Kids 374 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1122133
2222042
3251843
4211435
5192847
6181735
7201939
8203050
9172037
10162137
11221941
12281543
13271744
14271239
15142943
16312657
17221436
18221840
19171532
2017926

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55940 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 55940 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55940 real estate data, the median home value of $161,100 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 55940. Rentals in 55940 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,616 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 551 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 259 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 200 18%
 Households Vacant 79 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 16 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 48 28%
 2 Bedroom 73 43%
 3+ Bedroom 50 29%
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 $65,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55940 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. Most commuters in 55940 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 927 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 577 29%
 No Earnings 457 23%
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 927 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 577 29%
 No Earnings 457 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,119 86%
 Public transportation 31 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 4%
 Worked at Home 107 8%
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 71 8.4%
 High School Graduate 526 62.3%
 Associate's degree 92 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 130 15.4%
 Master's degree 19 2.3%
 Professional school degree 3 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 520 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55940

ZIP Code 55940 is in the Hayfield Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55940.

Hayfield Elementary
9 Sixth Ave SE
Hayfield, MN 55940
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hayfield Public School District
Hayfield Sec.
9 Sixth Ave SE
Hayfield, MN 55940
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hayfield Public School District

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