Forbes, MN 55738 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55738: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forbes, MN 55738

Acceptable Alternative
Zim, MN 55738

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saint Louis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.271, Longitude -92.619
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 36
  • Residential Addresses: 212
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 212

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

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Forbes, MN 55738 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 580
Daytime Population: Workers 456
Daytime Population: Residents 311
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 767
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 580
Population in Familes 482
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $57,428
Average Household Income $65,917
Per Capita Income $27,049


Total Housing Units 357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 3.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $135,448
Average Home Value $162,556


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 170
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 0.41% 0.51%
Households 0.29% 0.42%
Families 0.25% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Forbes, MN 55738 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55738 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 # 681 23rd
Population Density # 798 10th
Diversity Index # 843 5th
Median Household Income # 388 56th
Per Capita Income # 644 27th

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