Tower, MN 55790 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55790: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tower, MN 55790

Not Acceptable, USPS
Breitung, MN 55790
Kugler, MN 55790

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 95
  • Single Family Addresses: 885
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 46
  • County: St. Louis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.796, Longitude -92.354
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tower, MN 55790 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,150
Population in Households 2,149
Population in Familes 1,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,025
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 637
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 862 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,353 (56.9%)
Median Home Value $257,000
Average Home Value $353,654


Median Household Income $51,273
Average Household Income $69,414
Per Capita Income $33,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 0.95%
Households 1.21% 0.94%
Families 1.02% 0.83%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Tower, MN 55790 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55790 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 # 401 55th
Population Density1 # 549 38th
Diversity Index2 # 206 76th
Median Household Income # 543 38th
Per Capita Income # 186 79th

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