Rochester, MN 55901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rochester, MN 55901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,127
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,982
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,784
  • County: Olmsted County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.052, Longitude -92.495
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rochester, MN 55901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 54,539
Population in Households 53,680
Population in Familes 41,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 859
Population Density1 1,864
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 21,760
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 13,496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,871 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,889 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,037 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $172,620
Average Home Value $198,517


Median Household Income $68,023
Average Household Income $87,214
Per Capita Income $35,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.97%
Households 0.82% 0.98%
Families 0.73% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.54%
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.

Rochester, MN 55901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55901 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 # 2 100th
Population Density1 # 88 90th
Diversity Index2 # 104 88th
Median Household Income # 151 83rd
Per Capita Income # 137 85th

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