Sturgeon Lake, MN 55783 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55783: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sturgeon Lake, MN 55783

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.361, Longitude -92.779
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55783 has segments in 2 Counties (Carlton, Pine).

  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • PO Box Addresses: 99
  • Residential Addresses: 1,020
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,020

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.


Sturgeon Lake, MN 55783 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,771 (100%)
Population in Households 2,665 (96.2%)
Population in Families 2,134 (77.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 106 ( 3.8%)
Population Density 25
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $51,828
Average Household Income $66,288
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $26,157
Wealth Index5 75


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 928 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 911 (45.5%)
Median Home Value $188,150
Average Home Value $209,052
Housing Affordability Index3 171


Total Households 1,091
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 726
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.23% 0.37%
Households 0.22% 0.33%
Families 0.08% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
Owner Occupied HU   0.38%

Sturgeon Lake, MN 55783 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55783 to the other 879 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 367 58th
Population Density # 452 48th
Median Household Income # 728 17th
Housing Affordability Index # 275 31st
Per Capita Income # 778 12th
Diversity Index # 487 45th

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