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ZIP Code 56137

Primary City:Heron Lake, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:17am)
Coordinates:43.9, -95.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56137

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56137. 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 56137. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56137, 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:
Heron Lake, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56137 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56137 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 56137 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56137 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,149
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 554
Median Home Value $77,400
Land Area 117.46 sq mi
Water Area 3.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 493
Median Household Income $53,036

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40434333343129303835544244272327915
Female362531372625252636414839312129271930
Total7668747060565456747610281754852542845

Gender

 Male 597 52%
 Female 552 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,085 94.4%
 Black Or African American 13 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.8%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 34 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner741537977584723
Renter81716161071519
Total1558699587656242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 268 54%
 Single Guardian 40 8%
 Singles 161 33%
 Singles With Roommate 24 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 361 73%
 Households with Kids 132 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male997998989510135101064947
Female1071156410411626251157775
Total191618141512191210211219715211111161112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56137 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56137 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56137 real estate data, the median home value of $77,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56137 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56137 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56137 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,149 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 178 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 207 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 19%
 Households Vacant 61 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 66%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 23%
 2 Bedroom 35 44%
 3+ Bedroom 27 34%
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 $53,036 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56137 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 56137 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 56137 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 384 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 198 24%
 No Earnings 256 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 384 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 198 24%
 No Earnings 256 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 440 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 8%
 Worked at Home 55 10%
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 30 8%
 High School Graduate 223 62%
 Associate's degree 59 16%
 Bachelor's degree 49 14%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 201 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56137

ZIP Code 56137 is in the Heron Lake-Okabena School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56137.

Heron Lake-Okabena Elementary
321 Stearns Ave
Heron Lake, MN 56137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Heron Lake-Okabena School District

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