Tamarack, MN 55787 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55787: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tamarack, MN 55787

Not Acceptable, USPS
Balsam, MN 55787
Clark, MN 55787
Haugen, MN 55787

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 245
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Aitkin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.638, Longitude -93.123
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55787 has segments in 2 Counties (Aitkin, Carlton).

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Tamarack, MN 55787 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 546
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 357
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 546
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $42,673
Average Household Income $55,541
Per Capita Income $25,634


Total Housing Units 485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (48.0%)
Median Home Value $221,154
Average Home Value $235,967


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 160
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 0.2% 0.0%
Households 0.22% 0.08%
Families 0.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Tamarack, MN 55787 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55787 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 # 695 21st
Population Density # 819 7th
Diversity Index # 320 64th
Median Household Income # 808 9th
Per Capita Income # 733 17th

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