Zip Code 55961 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOstrander
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fillmore
Secondary County: Mower
Area Code507
Current Population:447
Racial Majority:White 99.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$51186
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52830
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time31.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1280 - 1352 ft.
Area38 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.60799600, -92.46881600

Zip Code 55961 Description

Zip Code 55961 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 55961 is primarily located in Fillmore County. Portions of 55961 are also located in Mower County. The official US Postal Service name for 55961 is OSTRANDER, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 55961 are contained within or border the city limits of Ostrander, MN, Chester, IA, . The area code for zip code 55961 is 507. 55961 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 55961 is 5.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% 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 55961 decreased to 447 from 453 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 55961 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 55961 public schools is . % of students in 55961 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 400 99.5% 438 -9%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 4 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.5% 5 -60%

Zip Code 55961 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 55961 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population447453
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households186
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$51186
Income Under $50K Per Year48.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.30%
55961 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$77500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$129176
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
Ostrander, MN
Chester, IA
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 52c - Rochester/Paleozoic Plateau Upland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 55961 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)3102234465660584837241034
Avg Max Temp (°F)21274055687881797159402654
Avg Precip (In.)1.02.811.943.334.064.344.564.793.482.382.161.1133.99
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours