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: Saint 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, 2017)


Total Population 2,091
Daytime Population: Workers 548
Daytime Population: Residents 1,209
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,757
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 2,090
Population in Familes 1,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $53,543
Average Household Income $71,110
Per Capita Income $33,711


Total Housing Units 2,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 838 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,425 (59.0%)
Median Home Value $271,930
Average Home Value $347,584


Total Households 991
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 623
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 0.51% 0.47%
Households 0.38% 0.42%
Families 0.29% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Tower, MN 55790 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55790 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 # 408 54th
Population Density # 579 35th
Diversity Index # 212 76th
Median Household Income # 530 40th
Per Capita Income # 214 76th

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