55746 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 55746: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hibbing, MN 55746

Acceptable Alternative
Kelly Lake, MN 55746

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brooklyn, MN 55746
Kitzville, MN 55746
Lavinia, MN 55746
Leetonia, MN 55746
Little Swan, MN 55746
Lynwood, MN 55746
North Hibbing, MN 55746
Ruby Junction, MN 55746
Silica, MN 55746
Stuntz, MN 55746
Wilpen, MN 55746

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saint Louis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.417, Longitude -92.93
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55746 has segments in 2 Counties (Itasca, Saint Louis).

  • Businesses Addresses: 737
  • PO Box Addresses: 165
  • Residential Addresses: 8,152
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,145
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,007

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: October 1, 2022, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Hibbing, MN 55746 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 17,216 (100%)
Population in Households 16,848 (97.9%)
Population in Families 12,515 (72.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 368 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 44
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $60,172
Average Household Income $76,495
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $34,829
Wealth Index5 63


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,951 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,932 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,075 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $175,144
Average Home Value $198,589
Housing Affordability Index3 163


Total Households 7,882
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 4,558
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.17% -0.10%
Households 0.15% -0.10%
Families   -0.06%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   3.76%
Owner Occupied HU   0.34%

Hibbing, MN 55746 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55746 to the other 878 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 120 86th
Population Density # 349 60th
Median Household Income # 710 19th
Housing Affordability Index # 568 65th
Per Capita Income # 586 33rd
Diversity Index # 437 50th

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