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ZIP Code 56170

Primary City:Ruthton, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:05am)
Coordinates:44.2, -96.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56170

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56170. 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 56170. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56170, 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:
Ruthton, MN
Acceptable:
Florence

Stats and Demographics for the 56170 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56170 is located in southwest 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 56170 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 56170 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 587
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 280
Median Home Value $66,500
Land Area 68.78 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 244
Median Household Income $48,900

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male22161818171811201828272720915753
Female24152319132112181228292114916563
Total46314137303923383056564834183112116

Gender

 Male 299 51%
 Female 288 49%
Gender

Race

 White 559 95.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner82334554628156
Renter311352320
Total113437604831176

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 143 59%
 Single Guardian 25 10%
 Singles 62 25%
 Singles With Roommate 14 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 173 71%
 Households with Kids 71 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male43666433064224826114
Female56632413575245542534
Total99129884651394691368648

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56170 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56170 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56170 real estate data, the median home value of $66,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56170 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56170 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56170 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 587 100%
 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 117 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 98 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 10%
 Households Vacant 36 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 24%
 2 Bedroom 7 21%
 3+ Bedroom 18 55%
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 $48,900 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56170 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 56170 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. Most commuters in 56170 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 230 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 27%
 No Earnings 104 23%
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 230 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 27%
 No Earnings 104 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 287 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 4%
 Worked at Home 35 10%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 16.3%
 High School Graduate 130 66.3%
 Associate's degree 14 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 19 9.7%
 Master's degree 1 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 109 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56170

ZIP Code 56170 is in the Rtr Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56170.

Rtr Elementary School
441 Duluth Ave
Ruthton, MN 56170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rtr Public Schools

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