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ZIP Code 55961

Primary City:Ostrander, MN (View All Cities)
County: Fillmore County
Timezone: Central (1:53pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.62, -92.47
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55961

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55961. 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 55961. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55961, 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:
Ostrander, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 55961 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55961 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 55961 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 55961 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 447
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 204
Median Home Value $105,500
Land Area 33.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $47,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 517724
5-911718
10-14142135
15-19141630
20-248513
25-2981220
30-34111122
35-399716
40-44171734
45-49171532
50-54221335
55-59182543
60-64151328
65-69101222
70-745611
75-793710
80-8471017
85 Plus102737

Gender

 Male 216 48%
 Female 231 52%
Gender

Race

 White 440 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24628
25-3416521
35-4418725
45-5436743
55-6437542
65-7418119
75-84819
85 Plus71219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 104 56%
 Single Guardian 15 8%
 Singles 58 31%
 Singles With Roommate 9 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 133 72%
 Households with Kids 53 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2527
3516
4235
5213
6123
7314
8336
9202
10527
11426
12246
13257
14189
15336
16437
174610
18134
19213
20000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55961 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 55961 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55961 real estate data, the median home value of $105,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 55961 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 55961 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55961 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 422 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 25 6%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 100 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 46 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 20%
 Households Vacant 18 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 12%
 2 Bedroom 13 52%
 3+ Bedroom 9 36%
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 $47,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 55961 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 55961 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. However, that is not the case in 55961. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 144 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 111 30%
 No Earnings 113 31%
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 144 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 111 30%
 No Earnings 113 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 177 82.7%
 Public transportation 1 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 7.0%
 Worked at Home 21 9.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 8%
 High School Graduate 132 83%
 Associate's degree 8 5%
 Bachelor's degree 7 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 62 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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