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: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 34
  • Residential Addresses: 210
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 210

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

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Forbes, MN 55738 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 574
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 476
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 5


Median Household Income $58,908
Average Household Income $67,563
Per Capita Income $27,190


Total Housing Units 331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 3.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (30.2%)
Median Home Value $151,111
Average Home Value $182,500


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% 0.52%
Households 0.27% 0.34%
Families 0.15% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Forbes, MN 55738 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55738 to the other 881 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 683 22nd
Population Density # 800 9th
Diversity Index # 848 4th
Median Household Income # 392 56th
Per Capita Income # 700 21st

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