ZIP Code 55731 - Ely Minnesota

ZIP Code 55731 is located in Ely Minnesota. Portions of 55731 are also in Soudan and Winton and Northeast St. Louis and Morse Township (Saint Louis County) and Fall Lake Township and Eagles Nest Township and Breitung Township. 55731 is primarily within Saint Louis County, with some portions in Lake County. Regionally, it is located in the Duluth-Superior Area.

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ZIP Code 55731 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameEly
Primary CountySaint Louis County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)5,297
Area Code(s)218
Current Time

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55731 Demographics

55731 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Minnesota based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 55731 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 55731 is White. The current unemployment level in 55731 is 2.8%.

Population Growth Rate-11.40%
Population Density5 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,787
Percentage High Income Households2.3%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$54,577
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$60,990
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)2.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 96.41%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 89.57%

55731 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American390.75%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

55731 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.39%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

55731 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2716.37%
Bachelor Degree1,15827.2%
High School Diploma77818.28%
No High School Diploma220.52%
GED or Alternate1944.56%
1 or More Years of College64815.22%
Associates Degree58713.79%
Masters Degree50811.93%
Professional Degree461.08%
Doctorate Degree451.06%

55731 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 55731
RegionDuluth-Superior Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDuluth, MN-WI
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area1070 Square Miles

55731 Politics

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55731 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMay 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion50n - Boundary Lakes and Hills

55731 Annual Climate Data

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

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