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ZIP Code 56055

Primary City:Lake Crystal, MN (View All Cities)
County: Blue Earth County
Timezone: Central (6:12am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.1, -94.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56055. 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 56055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56055, 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:
Lake Crystal, MN
Unacceptable:
North Mankato

Stats and Demographics for the 56055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56055 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 56055 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56055 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,902
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,721
Median Home Value $152,400
Land Area 118.30 sq mi
Water Area 3.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,605
Median Household Income $66,156

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11710314514286132148931171381431731208649423742
Female154133131106841061301301241451621701066354447275
Total27123627624817023827822324128330534322614910386109117

Gender

 Male 1,913 49%
 Female 1,989 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,818 97.8%
 Black Or African American 22 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 22 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 11 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner282092032822991409958
Renter1750284646194140
Total4525923132834515914098

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 905 56%
 Single Guardian 167 10%
 Singles 439 27%
 Singles With Roommate 94 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,099 68%
 Households with Kids 506 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2616302526181723193127341736233343251816
Female3522382331262425273019212833262324181517
Total6138684857444148466146554569495667433333

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56055 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56055 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56055 real estate data, the median home value of $152,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56055 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56055 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,902 100%
 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 903 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 415 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 287 17%
 Households Vacant 116 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 31 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 11%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 4%
 1 Bedroom 55 25%
 2 Bedroom 95 44%
 3+ Bedroom 58 27%
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 $66,156 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56055 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 56055 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 1,435 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 766 26%
 No Earnings 745 25%
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 1,435 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 766 26%
 No Earnings 745 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,798 90.2%
 Public transportation 4 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 2.0%
 Worked at Home 147 7.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 65 4.9%
 High School Graduate 876 65.7%
 Associate's degree 156 11.7%
 Bachelor's degree 207 15.5%
 Master's degree 21 1.6%
 Professional school degree 9 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 802 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 1.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 101 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56055

ZIP Code 56055 is in the Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56055.

Lk Crystal Welcome Memorial El.
502 East Watonwan St
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial School District
Lk Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Sec.
607 Knights Ln
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial School District

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