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ZIP Code 56115

Primary City:Balaton, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:11am)
Coordinates:44.2, -95.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56115

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56115. 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 56115. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56115, 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:
Balaton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56115 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56115 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 56115 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 56115 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,366
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 621
Median Home Value $95,700
Land Area 119.56 sq mi
Water Area 3.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 551
Median Household Income $50,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male455751323344505426445942424325181211
Female475147412646423226525041532526301528
Total92108987359909286529610983956851482739

Gender

 Male 688 50%
 Female 678 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,334 97.7%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 5 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner675699694764517
Renter10209116836
Total169578107100844823

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 316 57%
 Single Guardian 60 11%
 Singles 149 27%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 395 72%
 Households with Kids 156 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14878141116610121213957710627
Female137129916881013108885981363
Total271519172327241420252221171312161819810

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56115 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 56115 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56115 real estate data, the median home value of $95,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56115 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56115 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56115 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,352 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 14 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 276 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 202 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 73 12%
 Households Vacant 70 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 10 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 21%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 24%
 2 Bedroom 26 37%
 3+ Bedroom 28 39%
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 $50,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56115 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56115 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56115 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 473 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 268 27%
 No Earnings 234 24%
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 473 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 268 27%
 No Earnings 234 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 594 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 73 11%
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 39 8.8%
 High School Graduate 294 66.2%
 Associate's degree 39 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 54 12.2%
 Master's degree 14 3.2%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 160 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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