Mountain Iron, MN 55768 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55768: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mountain Iron, MN 55768

Acceptable Alternative
Parkville, MN 55768

Not Acceptable, USPS
Nichols, MN 55768

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • Single Family Addresses: 895
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 244
  • County: St. Louis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.53, Longitude -92.581
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mountain Iron, MN 55768 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,774
Population in Households 2,746
Population in Familes 2,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,255
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 898 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $107,396
Average Home Value $141,425


Median Household Income $50,717
Average Household Income $57,714
Per Capita Income $26,311
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% 0.04%
Households -0.2% 0.0%
Families -0.34% -0.08%
Median Household Income   -1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Mountain Iron, MN 55768 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55768 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 # 357 60th
Population Density1 # 353 60th
Diversity Index2 # 599 32nd
Median Household Income # 578 34th
Per Capita Income # 622 29th

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