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ZIP Code 56097

Primary City:Wells, MN (View All Cities)
County: Faribault County
Timezone: Central (1:47pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.7, -93.7
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56097

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56097. 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 56097. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56097, 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:
Wells, MN
Acceptable:
Walters

Stats and Demographics for the 56097 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56097 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 56097 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56097 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,715
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,746
Median Home Value $93,700
Land Area 184.04 sq mi
Water Area 2.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,570
Median Household Income $44,727

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male113113142124818299881121341641511188573626248
Female9611011910872809089117139154127108941018867105
Total209223261232153162189177229273318278226179174150129153

Gender

 Male 1,851 50%
 Female 1,864 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,614 97.3%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 21 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 32 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 34 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2010916426327219016974
Renter3655444539272736
Total56164208308311217196110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 855 54%
 Single Guardian 183 12%
 Singles 470 30%
 Singles With Roommate 62 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,136 72%
 Households with Kids 434 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1925261722291327222434303123222131331712
Female1925141724212717212520272621192033221414
Total3850403446504044434954575744414164553126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56097 has a slightly less 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 56097 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56097 real estate data, the median home value of $93,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56097 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56097 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56097 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,666 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 1%
 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 709 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 552 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 309 18%
 Households Vacant 176 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 44 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 61 19%
 2 Bedroom 79 24%
 3+ Bedroom 184 57%
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 $44,727 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56097 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 56097 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 1,266 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 860 28%
 No Earnings 916 30%
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 1,266 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 860 28%
 No Earnings 916 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,579 83.9%
 Public transportation 6 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 6.7%
 Worked at Home 170 9.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 181 14.5%
 High School Graduate 806 64.6%
 Associate's degree 82 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 143 11.5%
 Master's degree 32 2.6%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 539 77.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 99 14.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 60 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56097

ZIP Code 56097 is in the United South Central School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56097.

United South Central Elementary
250 2nd Ave SW
Wells, MN 56097
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United South Central School District
Southern Minn Special Service Coop
350 3rd St NW
Wells, MN 56097
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southern Minn. Special Service Coop School District
United South Central High School
250 2nd Ave SW
Wells, MN 56097
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: United South Central School District
St Casimir'S School
330 2nd Ave SW
Wells, MN 56097
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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