Zip Code 55049 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMedford
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Steele
Secondary County: Rice
Area Code507
Current Population:2476
Racial Majority:White 89.6%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$56858
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60240
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1116 - 1230 ft.
Area39 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.17528900, -93.24852000

Zip Code 55049 Description

Zip Code 55049 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 55049 is primarily located in Steele County. Portions of 55049 are also located in Rice County. The official US Postal Service name for 55049 is MEDFORD, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 55049 are contained within or border the city limits of Medford, MN, Owatonna, MN, . The area code for zip code 55049 is 507. 55049 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 55049 is 4.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 55049 increased to 2476 from 2246 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 55049 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 55049 public schools is White. 32.7% of students in 55049 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2422 89.6% 2260 +7%
 Black Or African American 4 0.15% 14 -71%
 Hispanic 240 8.88% 152 +58%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 7 0.26% 16 -56%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.11% 30 +0%

Zip Code 55049 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.7%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 11.7%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 55049 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population24762246
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households920
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$56858
Income Under $50K Per Year41.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year46.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.80%
55049 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Minnesota District 2Angie CraigDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$136857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$201564
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 47c - Iowan Surface
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 55049 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29223447576159493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)21284056707983807260402655
Avg Precip (In.)1.661.932.913.854.154.464.433.172.271.87131.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Owatonna, MN
CBSA Type55049
CBSA Population37434
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours