Zip Code 55731 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEly
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Louis
Secondary County: Lake
Area Code218
Current Population:5820
Racial Majority:White 98.01%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$38823
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55940
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1312 - 1575 ft.
Area519 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.94416800, -91.89349700

Zip Code 55731 Description

Zip Code 55731 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Duluth - Superior metro area. Zip code 55731 is primarily located in Saint Louis County. Portions of 55731 are also located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 55731 is ELY, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 55731 are contained within or border the city limits of Ely, MN, Winton, MN, . The area code for zip code 55731 is 218. 55731 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 55731 is 5.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% 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 55731 decreased to 5820 from 6264 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 55731 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 55731 public schools is White. 37.4% of students in 55731 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5818 98.01% 5596 +4%
 Black Or African American 6 0.1% 38 -84%
 Hispanic 10 0.17% 48 -79%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.4% 36 -33%
 Asian 47 0.79% 25 +88%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 75 0.52% 75 -59%

Zip Code 55731 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.7%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.9%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 55731 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population58206264
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households2856
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
37.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$38823
Income Under $50K Per Year61.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
55731 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 8Pete StauberRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$262341
Average Real Estate Sale Price$118041
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3a: -40F to -35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 50n - Boundary Lakes and Hills
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 55731 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-8-1112641505654443318127
Avg Max Temp (°F)15233550657377756451331948
Avg Precip (In.)1.02.741.21.582.864.213.863.873.642.51.68.9328.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Duluth, MN-WI
CBSA Type55731
CBSA Population275286
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours