Medford, MN 55049 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55049: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Medford, MN 55049

Not Acceptable, USPS
Deerfield, MN 55049

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Steele County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.172, Longitude -93.247
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55049 has segments in 2 Counties (Rice, Steele).

  • Businesses Addresses: 86
  • PO Box Addresses: 192
  • Residential Addresses: 858
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 207
    • Single Family Addresses: 651

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Medford, MN 55049 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,493
Daytime Population: Workers 1,127
Daytime Population: Residents 1,243
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,486
Population in Familes 2,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $65,927
Average Household Income $83,490
Per Capita Income $31,040


Total Housing Units 929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 803 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 0.3%)
Median Home Value $183,372
Average Home Value $220,143


Total Households 926
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 685
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 0.95% 0.88%
Households 0.94% 0.83%
Families 0.85% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

Medford, MN 55049 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55049 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 # 376 58th
Population Density # 286 68th
Diversity Index # 196 78th
Median Household Income # 194 78th
Per Capita Income # 341 61st

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