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ZIP Code 56085

Primary City:Sleepy Eye, MN (View All Cities)
County: Brown County
Timezone: Central (6:00am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.3, -94.7
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56085

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56085. 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 56085. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56085, 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:
Sleepy Eye, MN
Acceptable:
Cobden, Evan

Stats and Demographics for the 56085 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56085 is located in southwest 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 56085 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 56085 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,451
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,408
Median Home Value $118,000
Land Area 209.58 sq mi
Water Area 1.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,217
Median Household Income $49,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17316920918512315011913915021825819415912495806470
Female15317118419511013311713316423822518816712510210789171
Total326340393380233283236272314456483382326249197187153241

Gender

 Male 2,679 49%
 Female 2,772 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,228 95.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 39 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 151 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 29 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3018425147136425618080
Renter4180495239304565
Total71264300523403286225145

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,272 57%
 Single Guardian 225 10%
 Singles 647 29%
 Singles With Roommate 73 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,576 71%
 Households with Kids 641 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4126403138343031364339344647374743362220
Female1933353127423629374339323634395246441417
Total6059756265766660738678668281769989803637

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56085 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56085 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56085 real estate data, the median home value of $118,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56085 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56085 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56085 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,339 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 104 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,027 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 789 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 401 17%
 Households Vacant 191 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 10 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 4%
 For Migrant Workers 9 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 2%
 1 Bedroom 187 38%
 2 Bedroom 151 31%
 3+ Bedroom 146 30%
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 $49,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56085 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. More commuters in 56085 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 1,799 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,226 30%
 No Earnings 1,124 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 1,799 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,226 30%
 No Earnings 1,124 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,279 86.1%
 Public transportation 11 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 130 4.9%
 Worked at Home 226 8.5%
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 189 11.1%
 High School Graduate 1,148 67.5%
 Associate's degree 145 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 128 7.5%
 Master's degree 11 0.6%
 Professional school degree 43 2.5%
 Doctorate degree 37 2.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 668 59.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 389 34.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56085

ZIP Code 56085 is in the Sleepy Eye Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56085.

Sleepy Eye Elementary
400 4th Ave SW
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sleepy Eye Public School District
Sleepy Eye Sec.
400 4th Ave S.w.
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sleepy Eye Public School District
St Mary'S Catholic School K-12
104 Saint Marys St NW
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St John'S Lutheran School
216 3rd Ave SE
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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