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ZIP Code 56073

Primary City:New Ulm, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:29am)
Coordinates:44.3, -94.5
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56073

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56073. 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 56073. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56073, 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:
New Ulm, MN
Acceptable:
Essig, Klossner, Searles

Stats and Demographics for the 56073 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56073 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 56073 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56073 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,759
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,364
Median Home Value $135,500
Land Area 199.89 sq mi
Water Area 3.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,031
Median Household Income $49,064

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male537520496584632485451410478612689630528366299244212185
Female456442416555605470411372473627744632495410314314307358
Total9939629121,1391,2379558627829511,2391,4331,2621,023776613558519543

Gender

 Male 8,358 50%
 Female 8,401 50%
Gender

Race

 White 16,432 98.0%
 Black Or African American 44 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 89 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 63 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 116 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner906117931,2711,183771576204
Renter176299181240169101172194
Total2669109741,5111,352872748398

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,693 53%
 Single Guardian 819 12%
 Singles 2,194 31%
 Singles With Roommate 325 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,216 74%
 Households with Kids 1,815 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1228412010210089121101109114821031029599110102134139149
Female8810290858910673759996848176799988104132132135
Total210186210187189195194176208210166184178174198198206266271284

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56073 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56073 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56073 real estate data, the median home value of $135,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56073 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56073 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56073 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,868 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 17 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 642 3.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 120 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,239 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,260 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,532 21%
 Households Vacant 333 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 54 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 4%
 1 Bedroom 481 30%
 2 Bedroom 652 40%
 3+ Bedroom 424 26%
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 $49,064 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56073 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. The commute in 56073 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 5,705 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,291 31%
 No Earnings 3,667 27%
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 5,705 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,291 31%
 No Earnings 3,667 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,686 86.4%
 Public transportation 49 0.6%
 Taxicab 1 0.0%
 Motorcycle 35 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 576 6.5%
 Worked at Home 552 6.2%
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 516 9%
 High School Graduate 3,232 58%
 Associate's degree 494 9%
 Bachelor's degree 778 14%
 Master's degree 393 7%
 Professional school degree 139 2%
 Doctorate degree 62 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,666 59.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 797 28.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 350 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56073

ZIP Code 56073 is in the River Bend Education School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56073.

Team Program
1315 South Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: River Bend Education School District
Imprints Program
1315 South Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: River Bend Education School District
Jefferson Elementary
318 South Payne St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Ulm Public School District
Washington Elementary
910 14th North St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Ulm Public School District
River Bend Early Childhood Prog.
1315 South Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Bend Education School District
New Ulm High School
414 South Payne St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Ulm Public School District
River Bend Area Learning Center
1315 South Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: River Bend Education School District
St Paul'S Lutheran School
126 S Payne St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
45638 561st Ave
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
New Ulm Area Catholic Schools
514 N Washington St
New Ulm, MN 56073
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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