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: Saint 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, 2017)


Total Population 2,643
Daytime Population: Workers 5,694
Daytime Population: Residents 1,438
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,132
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.70
Population in Households 2,618
Population in Familes 1,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $50,245
Average Household Income $59,339
Per Capita Income $27,087


Total Housing Units 1,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 839 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $127,023
Average Home Value $157,300


Total Households 1,198
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 711
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% 0.18%
Households -0.13% 0.05%
Families -0.23% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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

The table below compares 55768 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 366 59th
Population Density # 375 58th
Diversity Index # 618 30th
Median Household Income # 645 27th
Per Capita Income # 640 28th

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