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ZIP Code 56156

Primary City:Luverne, MN (View All Cities)
County: Rock County
Timezone: Central (11:46am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.7, -96.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56156

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56156. 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 56156. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56156, 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:
Luverne, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56156 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56156 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 56156 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56156 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,066
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,763
Median Home Value $121,000
Land Area 167.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,539
Median Household Income $42,703

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2102032221931291481571721631801992031991421039795103
Female197215204201117174160173157204212216187141127135137191
Total407418426394246322317345320384411419386283230232232294

Gender

 Male 2,918 48%
 Female 3,148 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,863 96.7%
 Black Or African American 47 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 30 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 87 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25218269362395263236102
Renter99110918971487388
Total124328360451466311309190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,373 54%
 Single Guardian 287 11%
 Singles 807 32%
 Singles With Roommate 72 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,805 71%
 Households with Kids 734 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4137514435453828574456443840504532382819
Female4732464749483937423743474136523941402919
Total88699791849377659981999179761028473785738

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56156 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 56156 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56156 real estate data, the median home value of $121,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56156. Rentals in 56156 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56156 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,883 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 142 2.3%
 Other Institutional 7 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,099 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 771 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 669 24%
 Households Vacant 224 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 34.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 44 19.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 7.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 33.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 155 21%
 2 Bedroom 287 39%
 3+ Bedroom 274 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 $42,703 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56156 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 56156 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,975 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,358 29%
 No Earnings 1,418 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 1,975 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,358 29%
 No Earnings 1,418 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,574 86.0%
 Public transportation 45 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 179 6.0%
 Worked at Home 185 6.2%
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 204 10.2%
 High School Graduate 1,209 60.7%
 Associate's degree 200 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 263 13.2%
 Master's degree 52 2.6%
 Professional school degree 54 2.7%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,082 89.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56156

ZIP Code 56156 is in the Luverne Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56156.

Luverne Elementary
709 North Kniss
Luverne, MN 56156
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Luverne Public School District
Luverne Middle School
709 North Kniss
Luverne, MN 56156
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Luverne Public School District
Luverne Senior High School
709 North Kniss
Luverne, MN 56156
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Luverne Public School District
Luverne Alternative Program
709 North Kniss
Luverne, MN 56156
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Luverne Public School District

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