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ZIP Code 56096

Primary City:Waterville, MN (View All Cities)
County: Le Sueur County
Timezone: Central (2:10pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.2, -93.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56096

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56096. 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 56096. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56096, 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:
Waterville, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56096 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56096 is located in south Minnesota and covers a slightly less 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 56096 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56096 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,021
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,569
Median Home Value $170,100
Land Area 53.49 sq mi
Water Area 4.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,226
Median Household Income $49,831

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male 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
Male100761048761747994981111301131028354464535
Female9481989083616593911101221241038061565067
Total19415720217714413514418718922125223720516311510295102

Gender

 Male 1,492 49%
 Female 1,529 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,940 97.3%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.8%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10811592312171579739
Renter3144463423172515
Total4112520526524017412254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 688 56%
 Single Guardian 164 13%
 Singles 320 26%
 Singles With Roommate 54 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 872 71%
 Households with Kids 354 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male73221249211217172420202020172021141512
Female181618201421161317172517241526211916820
Total2548394423422830344145374435434140302332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56096 has a slightly higher than average 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 56096 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56096 real estate data, the median home value of $170,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56096 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56096 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56096 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,942 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 649 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 342 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 235 15%
 Households Vacant 343 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 14.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 15 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 227 66.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 13.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 71 25%
 2 Bedroom 103 36%
 3+ Bedroom 108 38%
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 $49,831 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56096 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56096 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 934 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 783 32%
 No Earnings 764 31%
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 934 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 783 32%
 No Earnings 764 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,275 88%
 Public transportation 15 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 22 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 6%
 Worked at Home 40 3%
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 109 9.9%
 High School Graduate 702 63.7%
 Associate's degree 91 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 125 11.3%
 Master's degree 51 4.6%
 Professional school degree 18 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 492 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56096

ZIP Code 56096 is in the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56096.

Waterville Elementary
500 East Paquin St
Waterville, MN 56096
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Senior
500 East Paquin St
Waterville, MN 56096
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District

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