Shafer, MN 55074 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55074: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shafer, MN 55074

Not Acceptable, USPS
Franconia, MN 55074

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 789
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Chisago County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.387, Longitude -92.746
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shafer, MN 55074 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,324
Population in Households 2,313
Population in Familes 1,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 67
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 837
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 628
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 908 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 741 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $228,670
Average Home Value $278,779


Median Household Income $67,507
Average Household Income $83,396
Per Capita Income $30,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.6%
Households 0.33% 0.61%
Families 0.23% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shafer, MN 55074 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55074 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 388 56th
Population Density1 # 283 68th
Diversity Index2 # 533 40th
Median Household Income # 153 83rd
Per Capita Income # 334 62nd

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