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ZIP Code 55981

Primary City:Wabasha, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wabasha County
Timezone: Central (3:30pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -92.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55981

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55981. 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 55981. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55981, 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:
Wabasha, MN
Unacceptable:
Dumfries

Stats and Demographics for the 55981 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55981 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 55981 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55981 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,961
Population Density 78 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,152
Median Home Value $158,100
Land Area 50.65 sq mi
Water Area 7.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,759
Median Household Income $45,945

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59579174
5-9100100200
10-14113118231
15-1912698224
20-247457131
25-297586161
30-348189170
35-39100103203
40-44117134251
45-49129147276
50-54158164322
55-59174138312
60-64151174325
65-69127159286
70-74120132252
75-797371144
80-846484148
85 Plus47104151

Gender

 Male 1,924 49%
 Female 2,037 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,847 97.1%
 Black Or African American 23 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 28 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24103141
25-349070160
35-4419356249
45-5427960339
55-6431758375
65-7427541316
75-8415843201
85 Plus384078

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 915 52%
 Single Guardian 186 11%
 Singles 570 32%
 Singles With Roommate 88 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,347 77%
 Households with Kids 412 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1222143
219928
3222143
4181432
5241943
6241539
7161733
8232952
9132033
10232649
11162440
12252348
13241943
14252651
15351954
16282149
17292150
18232043
19111728
2091120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55981 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55981 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 55981 real estate data, the median home value of $158,100 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 55981. Rentals in 55981 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55981 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,828 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 15 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 2.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 769 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 591 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 399 19%
 Households Vacant 393 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 3.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 30 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 285 72.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 12.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 2%
 1 Bedroom 113 25%
 2 Bedroom 262 58%
 3+ Bedroom 71 16%
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 $45,945 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55981 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 55981 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,264 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 787 23%
 No Earnings 1,356 40%
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 1,264 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 787 23%
 No Earnings 1,356 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,534 85%
 Public transportation 60 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 3%
 Worked at Home 147 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 88 6.0%
 High School Graduate 924 62.9%
 Associate's degree 104 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 210 14.3%
 Master's degree 86 5.9%
 Professional school degree 49 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 621 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 68 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55981

ZIP Code 55981 is in the Wabasha-Kellogg Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55981.

Wabasha-Kellogg Elementary
2113 Hiawatha Dr East
Wabasha, MN 55981
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wabasha-Kellogg Public School District
Wabasha County Community Connection
611 Broadway
Wabasha, MN 55981
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hiawatha Valley Ed. School District
Wabasha-Kellogg Secondary
2113 Hiawatha Dr East
Wabasha, MN 55981
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wabasha-Kellogg Public School District
St Felix School
130 3rd St E
Wabasha, MN 55981
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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