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ZIP Code 55971

Primary City:Rushford, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:57am)
Coordinates:43.8, -91.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55971

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55971. 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 55971. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55971, 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:
Rushford, MN
Acceptable:
Rushford Village, Rushford Vlg
Unacceptable:
Bratsberg, Hart, South Rushford

Stats and Demographics for the 55971 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55971 is located in southeast 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 55971 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55971 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,993
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,265
Median Home Value $157,000
Land Area 80.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,170
Median Household Income $56,393

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5119110229
5-910282184
10-1410795202
15-198893181
20-247061131
25-298678164
30-348894182
35-398583168
40-447977156
45-49104115219
50-54113125238
55-5999104203
60-6410085185
65-696469133
70-744955104
75-794667113
80-84405494
85 Plus3275107

Gender

 Male 1,471 49%
 Female 1,522 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,954 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2462834
25-3411445159
35-4414332175
45-5421136247
55-6419525220
65-7412424148
75-8410529134
85 Plus312253

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 705 60%
 Single Guardian 134 11%
 Singles 285 24%
 Singles With Roommate 46 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 794 68%
 Households with Kids 376 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1301646
2202646
3242044
4212748
5131427
6201838
7251843
8231235
9212041
10181432
11193251
12201434
13231437
14272148
15161935
16202141
17162036
18212243
19151126
20201030

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55971 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 55971 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55971 real estate data, the median home value of $157,000 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 55971. Rentals in 55971 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55971 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,923 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 70 2%
 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 617 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 312 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 241 19%
 Households Vacant 95 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 1%
 1 Bedroom 68 25%
 2 Bedroom 133 50%
 3+ Bedroom 63 24%
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 $56,393 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55971 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 55971 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 1,094 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 27%
 No Earnings 731 29%
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 1,094 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 27%
 No Earnings 731 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,398 89%
 Public transportation 21 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 5%
 Worked at Home 69 4%
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 94 8.8%
 High School Graduate 638 59.5%
 Associate's degree 130 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 133 12.4%
 Master's degree 77 7.2%
 Professional school degree 1 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 680 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 69 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55971

ZIP Code 55971 is in the Rushford-Peterson Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55971.

Rushford-Peterson Elementary
102 North Mill St
Rushford, MN 55971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rushford-Peterson Public Schools
Rushford-Peterson Senior High School
102 North Mill St
Rushford, MN 55971
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rushford-Peterson Public Schools

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