ZIP Code 55790 - Tower Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameTower
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Louis
Area Code218
Current Population:1866
Racial Majority:White 81.66%
Public School Racial Majority:White 52.4%
Unemployment Rate:2.1%
Median Household Income$52098
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67810
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1368 - 1519 ft.
Area211 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.83800700, -92.32034900

Map of ZIP Code 55790 Border

Zip Code 55790 Description

Zip Code 55790 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Duluth - Superior metro area. Zip code 55790 is primarily located in Saint Louis County. The official US Postal Service name for 55790 is TOWER, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 55790 are contained within or border the city limits of Tower, MN, . The area code for zip code 55790 is 218. 55790 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 55790 is 2.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 1.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 55790 decreased to 1866 from 1883 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 55790 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 55790 public schools is White. 73.8% of students in 55790 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1527 81.66% 1549 -1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 25 1.34% 22 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 242 12.94% 255 -5%
 Asian 17 0.91% 6 +183%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 34 3.16% 34 +74%

Zip Code 55790 Race/Ethnicity

 White 52.4%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34.5%
 Two or More Races 8.3%

Zip Code 55790 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population18661883
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households892
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
73.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$52098
Income Under $50K Per Year47.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.70%
55790 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 8Pete StauberRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$306697
Average Real Estate Sale Price$197238
Current Unemployment Level 2.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3a: -40F to -35F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3a: -40F to -35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDwb - Humid Continental Mild Summer With Dry Winters
Ecoregion 50n - Boundary Lakes and Hills
Average First Frost DatesAugust 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJune 21 - 31

Zip Code 55790 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-12-682335444947382813-422
Avg Max Temp (°F)15243651667377756552342049
Avg Precip (In.).83.711.041.613.024.454.354.233.932.841.4.6829.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Duluth, MN-WI
CBSA Type55790
CBSA Population275286
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours