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ZIP Code 56009

Primary City:Alden, MN (View All Cities)
County: Freeborn County
Timezone: Central (7:44am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.7, -93.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56009

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56009. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 56009. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56009, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Alden, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56009 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56009 is located in south Minnesota and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 56009 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56009 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,613
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 701
Median Home Value $122,400
Land Area 96.22 sq mi
Water Area 3.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 650
Median Household Income $56,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male445068562542285651746967484829282116
Female426249482728335451667654444142262129
Total86112117104527061110102140145121928971544245

Gender

 Male 820 51%
 Female 793 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,576 97.7%
 Black Or African American 8 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 11 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34297123112945927
Renter1020201610467
Total1362117139122986534

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 420 65%
 Single Guardian 66 10%
 Singles 138 21%
 Singles With Roommate 26 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 455 70%
 Households with Kids 195 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12815679178920151391178112376
Female696138102110134179910131161174
Total1817211915193818222432221821201917341410

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56009 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56009 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56009 real estate data, the median home value of $122,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56009. Rentals in 56009 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56009 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,613 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 335 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 222 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 13%
 Households Vacant 51 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 9 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 8%
 2 Bedroom 36 34%
 3+ Bedroom 62 58%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $56,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56009 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56009 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 627 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 376 29%
 No Earnings 313 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 627 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 376 29%
 No Earnings 313 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 781 87.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 2.7%
 Worked at Home 81 9.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 40 7%
 High School Graduate 410 70%
 Associate's degree 78 13%
 Bachelor's degree 45 8%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 Professional school degree 5 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 279 92.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56009

ZIP Code 56009 is in the Alden-Conger Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56009.

Alden-Conger Elementary
215 North Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alden-Conger Public School District
Alden-Conger Secondary
215 North Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alden-Conger Public School District

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