Official Zip Code NameMountain Iron
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code218
Alternate Zip Code NamesPARKVILLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesNICHOLS
Current Population:2843
Racial Majority:White 97.15%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.24%
Median Household Income$42697
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53158
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.7 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Saint Louis
Elevation Range1365 - 1670 ft.
Area78 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.52396011, -92.64385986

Zip Code 55768 Description

Zip Code 55768 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Duluth - Superior metro area. Zip code 55768 is primarily located in Saint Louis County. The official US Postal Service name for 55768 is MOUNTAIN IRON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 55768 are contained within or border the city limits of Mountain Iron, MN, Kinney, MN, Virginia, MN, Leonidas, MN, Buhl, MN, and Eveleth, MN. The area code for zip code 55768 is 218. 55768 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 55768 is 5.24% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 55768 increased to 2843 from 2768 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 55768 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 55768 public schools is White. 43.1% of students in 55768 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2796 97.15% 2751 +2%
 Black Or African American 4 0.14% 10 -60%
 Hispanic 14 0.49% 19 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.35% 10 +0%
 Asian 27 0.94% 9 +200%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.94% 43 -37%

Zip Code 55768 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.1%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.6%
 Two or More Races 6%

Zip Code 55768 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population28432768
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1288
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42697
Income Under $50K Per Year56.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.00%
114 US Congressional DistrictMinnesota 8
RepresentativeRick Nolan
Average Real Estate Asking Price$146667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$163132
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.24%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.77%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.06%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3a: -40F to -35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All
Ecoregion 50m - Mesabi Range
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesJune 1 - 10

Zip Code 55768 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-61132739485351433217226
Avg Max Temp (°F)16243651667477756452332149
Avg Precip (In.).88.571.11.632.744.544.023.793.42.481.44.7227.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Duluth, MN-WI
CBSA Type55768
CBSA Population275286
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours