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55711 Zip Code (Brookston, MN) Detailed Profile




City: Brookston, MN (0.80%)
County: St. Louis County, MN
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 645
Zip code population in 2010: 607
Zip code population in 2000: 514

Houses and condos: 244
Renter-occupied apartments: 39
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 55711: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 67.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 55711
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,312)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,670)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,521 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,047 (0.6%)

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Males: 375  (58.2%)
Females: 269  (41.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 55711:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 55711:

  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Zip code 55711 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 55711 (2019)
    • 51284.3%White
    • 599.7%American Indian
    • 203.3%Black
    • 81.3%Two or more races
    • 71.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 10.2%Asian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $183,665
55711:

$183,665
Minnesota:

$246,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 55711, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,343 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,343
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $43,300 (reported on 78.3% of returns)
Here:

$43,300
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.6% for AGIs below $25k, 76.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 162.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $217 (reported on 26.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$217
Minnesota:

$1,664

Ordinary dividends: $367 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$367
State:

$5,665

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,250 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

+$4,250
State:

+$16,131

Profit/loss from business: +$4,875 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,875
State:

+$12,430

Total itemized deductions: $21,743 (32% of AGI, reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,743
State:

$24,665

Here:

31.6% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI

Charity contributions: $1,525 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,525
State:

$3,948

Taxes paid: $4,600 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
55711:

$4,600
State:

$10,589

Earned income credit: $2,400 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,400
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.9%
Here:

61%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 133.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 55711, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,300 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,300
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $33,240 (reported on 83.5% of returns)
Here:

$33,240
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.0% for AGIs below $10k, 73.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $420 (reported on 40.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$420
Minnesota:

$1,796

Taxable dividends: $321 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$321
State:

$3,096

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,480 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,480
State:

+$10,864

Profit/loss from business: +$474 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$474
State:

+$10,442

Total itemized deductions: $14,895 (29% of AGI, reported on 28.5% of returns)
Here:

$14,895
State:

$20,035

Here:

29.1% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,048 (2% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,048
State:

$3,333

Here:

1.9% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $3,290 (reported on 72.5% of returns)
55711:

$3,290
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,250 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,250
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.0%
Here:

61%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 48.6% for AGIs below $10k, 54.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$57,324
Minnesota:

$74,593
Brookston, MN (55711) map Nearest zip codes: 55702, 55780, 55720, 55726, 55779, 55765.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.8%
Minnesota:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.7%
Minnesota:

49.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 192


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 129 (61 now married, 68 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 55711 with a mortgage: 101
Houses without a mortgage: 61

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,186
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $380

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

24.7%
Whole state:

9.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.1%
Whole state:

5.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.9
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 55711: Brookston Station (A), Congo Station (B), Arrowhead Fire Department (C), Culver Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 55711: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Culver Cemetery (1), Arrowhead Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Bog Lake (A), Headquarters Lake (B), Kingburg Lake (C), Martin Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cloquet River (A), Artichoke River (B), Stoney Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 42014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 381970 to 1979
  • 121960 to 1969
  • 131950 to 1959
  • 71940 to 1949
  • 351939 or earlier

Zip code 55711 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brookston, MN (55711)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brookston, MN (55711)
  • 3no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 452 bedrooms
  • 803 bedrooms
  • 184 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brookston, MN (55711)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brookston, MN (55711)
  • 8no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 93 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brookston, MN (55711) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brookston, MN (55711) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1no vehicle
  • 271 vehicle
  • 612 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brookston, MN (55711) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brookston, MN (55711) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5no vehicle
  • 161 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

  • Zip code 55711 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 55711 household income distribution in 2019
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $44,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $74,999
  • 31$75,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 55711

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 55711
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 to $249,999
  • 20$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 55711

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 55711
  • 3$250 to $299
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 3$400 to $449
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 2$800 to $899
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $917.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $170,334
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $177,316
  • Two or more races householders: $193,186

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,665
55711:

$183,665
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $136,451 - $251,187

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $200,689
Here:

$200,689
State:

$296,404

Mobile homes: $67,683
Here:

$67,683
State:

$67,064
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 55711

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 200
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 1
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 26

Unemployment: 9.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 55711

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 55711
  • 72.3%208Drove a car alone
  • 5.9%17Carpooled
  • 10.8%31Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.8%8Walked
  • 7.3%21Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 55711

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 55711
  • 12Less than 5 minutes
  • 135 to 9 minutes
  • 1510 to 14 minutes
  • 515 to 19 minutes
  • 2720 to 24 minutes
  • 2225 to 29 minutes
  • 4530 to 34 minutes
  • 1335 to 39 minutes
  • 3440 to 44 minutes
  • 6245 to 59 minutes
  • 760 to 89 minutes
  • 790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 645
  • Male householders: 99 (30 living alone), Female householders: 104 (18 living alone)
  • 112 spouses (112 opposite-sex spouses), 14 unmarried partners, (14 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 168 children (167 natural, 1 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 3 foster children, 2 other relatives, 15 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 120 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 66 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 48 1-person, 10 2-persons, 4 3-persons

89 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (9 men, 29 women).

97.7% of residents of 55711 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2 (0.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Romania
Most common first ancestries reported in 55711
  • 11%German
  • 10%Finnish
  • 10%American
  • 9%Scandinavian
  • 7%Swedish
  • 6%Polish
  • 4%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 55711 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FOND DU LAC GAS & GROCERY (1510 BIG LAKE ROAD in CLOQUET, MN) . Tribal Land
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
  • MSC STORE (5344 LAKE SHORE DRIVE in NETT LAKE, MN) . Tribal Land
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)

Zip code 55711 marital status for males
Zip code 55711 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.3%Wood
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 11.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 621.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 554
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 54
  • South: 10
  • West: 14

69% of the 55711 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

92% of the 55711 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Brookston, MN (55711)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

15.8%
Minnesota:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

1.7%
Minnesota:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

22.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 66,117Construction and extraction occupations
  • 64,403Management occupations
  • 63,482Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 61,016Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 53,016Health technologists and technicians
  • 45,576Transportation occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Rooming and Boarding Houses (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Homes for the Elderly (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Beauty Salons (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$156,7302$111,30513$143,0242$47,4602$134,1403$84,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$58,2400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$86,6005$158,1180$00$01$85,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$44,1501$233,4800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 55711
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 55711 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 24 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 55711 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.4%), and Structure Fires (40.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 55711
    • 6344.4%Outside Fires
    • 5740.1%Structure Fires
    • 139.2%Other
    • 96.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 55711, Minnesota

Most common first names in zip code 55711 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John971.5 years
George476.0 years
William473.5 years
James375.0 years
Joseph365.0 years
Mark353.7 years
Mary379.3 years
Edith262.0 years
Edward282.0 years
Eva280.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 55711 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson574.6 years
Rasmussen376.0 years
Wilton358.4 years
Bong256.0 years
Clark276.6 years
Hill287.5 years
Ferweda284.5 years
Lamb289.5 years
Larson278.5 years
Gilbertson272.0 years
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