Swatara, MN 55785 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 55785: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swatara, MN 55785

Not Acceptable, USPS
Macville, MN 55785
Shovel Lake, MN 55785

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 125
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cass County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.878, Longitude -93.683
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55785 has segments in 2 Counties (Aitkin, Cass).

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Swatara, MN 55785 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 253
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 149
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 166
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 253
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,284
Average Household Income $54,142
Per Capita Income $20,330


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 4.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (58.9%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $189,881


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 62
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 0.56% 0.24%
Households 0.6% 0.21%
Families 0.45% 0.32%
Median Household Income   4.76%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Swatara, MN 55785 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55785 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 # 801 9th
Population Density # 836 5th
Diversity Index # 586 33rd
Median Household Income # 800 10th
Per Capita Income # 854 4th

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