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City: Houston, MN (0.55%)
Counties: Houston County, MN (80.24%), Winona County, MN (19.76%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 2,992
Zip code population in 2010: 3,059
Zip code population in 2000: 3,002




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Houses and condos: 1,350
Renter-occupied apartments: 203
% of renters here:

16%
State:

27%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 55943: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 170.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,518)
Minnesota:

1.2% ($2,133)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,572 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,432 (1.2%)

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Males: 1,478  (49.4%)
Females: 1,514  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 55943:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 55943:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Zip code 55943 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $151,500
55943:

$151,500
Minnesota:

$183,500

Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.6 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 55943, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,333 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,333
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $34,152 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$34,152
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 216.1% for AGIs below $10k, 70.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,417 (reported on 52.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,417
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.7% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,049 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,049
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,255 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,255
State:

+$10,864
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,170 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,170
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -10.3% for AGIs below $10k, 8.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, -1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,759 (reported on 4.0% of returns)
55943:

$2,759
Minnesota:

$2,955

Total itemized deductions: $14,853 (24% of AGI, reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$14,853
State:

$20,035

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.3% for AGIs below $10k, 10.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,184 (3% of AGI, reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,184
State:

$3,333

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,073 (reported on 79.2% of returns)
55943:

$4,073
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,610 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,610
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.8%
Here:

73%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 65.6% for AGIs below $10k, 72.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.1% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$53,446
Minnesota:

$56,954

Houston, MN (55943) map

Nearest zip codes: 55971, 55925, 55921, 55987, 55974, 55947.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.9%
Minnesota:

51.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.2%
Minnesota:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 67
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,169


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 25 (19 now married, 6 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 575 (324 now married, 251 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 55943 with a mortgage: 627 (28 second mortgage, 95 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 406

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,158
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $413

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

8.9%
Whole state:

11.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.7%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.0


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

Notable locations in zip code 55943: Mound Prairie (A), Cushon's Peak Campground (B), Money Creek Haven Campground (C), Valley High Country Club (D), Houston Nature Center (E), Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department (F), McCoys Horn Library (G), Houston Fire Department (H), Houston Police Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 55943 include: Grace Church (A), Oak Ridge Church (B), Looney Valley Church (C), Money Creek United Methodist Church (D), Houston Baptist Church (E), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (F), Cross of Christ Lutheran Church (G), Bethany Evangelical Free Church (H), Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Yucatan Cemetery (1), Looney Valley Cemetery (2), Loretta Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Saint Peters Cemetery (5), Old Ridge Cemetery (6), Swenson and Anderson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Buell Lakes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Badger Creek (A), Daley Creek (B), Silver Creek (C), Crystal Creek (D), Corey Creek (E), South Fork Root River (F), Campbell Creek (G), Beaver Creek (H), Storer Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 55943 include: South Park (1), Houston City Park (2), Cushion Peak Overlook (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 45
  • 2000 to 2004: 78
  • 1990 to 1999: 178
  • 1980 to 1989: 50
  • 1970 to 1979: 177
  • 1960 to 1969: 113
  • 1950 to 1959: 76
  • 1940 to 1949: 61
  • 1939 or earlier: 572


Zip code 55943 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 55943
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 214
  • 3 bedrooms: 499
  • 4 bedrooms: 210
  • 5+ bedrooms: 77
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 41
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 53
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in 55943 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 220
  • 2 vehicles: 504
  • 3 vehicles: 224
  • 4 vehicles: 63
  • 5+ vehicles: 11
  • no vehicle: 29
  • 1 vehicle: 73
  • 2 vehicles: 66
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 55943 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 55943 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 55943:

  • Less than $10,000: 8
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 7
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 22
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 3
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 25
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 20
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 12
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 37
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 33
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 60
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 67
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 133
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 75
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 124
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 64
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 111
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 81
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 64
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 19
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 21
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 13
  • $1,000,000 or more: 27

 



55943 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 55943:

  • $100 to $149: 3
  • $150 to $199: 3
  • $200 to $249: 20
  • $250 to $299: 16
  • $300 to $349: 11
  • $350 to $399: 4
  • $400 to $449: 8
  • $450 to $499: 24
  • $500 to $549: 39
  • $550 to $599: 7
  • $600 to $649: 6
  • $650 to $699: 4
  • $700 to $749: 6
  • $750 to $799: 7
  • $900 to $999: 3
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 9
  • No cash rent: 33
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $610.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $124,562

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $151,500
55943:

$151,500
Minnesota:

$183,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,600 - $235,000

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $253,074
Here:

$253,074
State:

$230,988

Mobile homes: $30,144
Here:

$30,144
State:

$66,317

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,170
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • Mobile homes: 79

Unemployment: 7.0%
55943 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,119 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 156 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 63 (4%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 128 (9%)
 

55943 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 105
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 185
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 112
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 85
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 189
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 120
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 276
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 76
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 61
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 43
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 53
  • 90 or more minutes: 44
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 55.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,939
  • In family households: 2,511 (638 male householders, 233 female householders)
    739 spouses, 796 children (734 natural, 7 adopted, 57 stepchildren), 39 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 4 other relatives, 49 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 428 (170 male householders (129 living alone)), 195 female householders (172 living alone)), 63 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 53 (64 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 467 2-persons, 167 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 58 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 301 1-person, 64 2-persons

502 married couples with children.
131 single-parent households (56 men, 75 women).

98.6% of residents of 55943 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 13% well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% very well, 10% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 28 (0.9%)
(92.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Netherlands (39%)
  • Other Northern Europe (25%)
  • Canada (25%)
  • Belgium (11%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 2
  • 1990 to 1999: 2
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 33

Races in zip code 55943:

White population: 3,012
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 8
Asian population: 11
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 20
Hispanic or Latino population: 8

Most common first ancestries reported in 55943 (%):



  • German (33%)
  • Norwegian (23%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Other groups (4%)
  • Polish (3%)


Zip code 55943 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MINNESOTA VIRTUAL ACADEMY (306 W. ELM ST. in HOUSTON, MN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-010294012
    Organizations: HOUSTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ENVIRONMENT SAFE RECYCLING (HWY 16 W in HOUSTON, MN)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: RAATZ JOHN AND PEPPERS JD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FESTIVALS & MORE INC (200 WESTGATE DR in HOUSTON, MN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • FARMERS COOPERATIVE ELEVATOR COMPANY OF RUSHFORD (401 WEST CEDAR in HOUSTON, MN)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)


Zip code 55943 marital status for males
Zip code 55943 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Population in 1990: 3,337. Population change in the 1990s: -335 (-10.0%).

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

  • This state: 1,211
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 1,584
  • South: 49
  • West: 85

62% of the 55943 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

95% of the 55943 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

7.7%
Minnesota:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

1.8%
Minnesota:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

31.0%
Minnesota:

24.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Legal occupations: 250,001
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 71,563
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 56,250
  • Community and social service occupations: 52,969
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 51,875
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 51,250

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (50-99: 1)
  • Educational Services: Exam Preparation and Tutoring (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0


Most common first names in zip code 55943 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2181.3 years
Robert1674.7 years
William1481.2 years
Paul1277.6 years
Arthur1178.5 years
James1171.6 years
Mary1185.1 years
Donald1173.1 years
Emma1189.9 years
Clarence1180.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 55943 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson3279.8 years
Anderson3180.2 years
Johnson2979.0 years
Benson1980.0 years
Olson1682.8 years
Lee1579.1 years
Gaustad1481.1 years
Flatten1379.5 years
Nelson1286.5 years
Beckman1080.7 years

Businesses in zip code 55943

  • H&R Block: 1
  • True Value: 1



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