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ZIP Code 56172

Primary City:Slayton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Murray County
Timezone: Central (11:04pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.0, -95.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56172

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56172. 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 56172. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56172, 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:
Slayton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56172 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56172 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 56172 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56172 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,164
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,665
Median Home Value $99,500
Land Area 119.05 sq mi
Water Area 2.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,366
Median Household Income $55,027

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8910089103617484709391911311009371715956
Female10794968366867271988510913010297838274103
Total196194185186127160156141191176200261202190154153133159

Gender

 Male 1,526 48%
 Female 1,638 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,101 98.0%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 15 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner149914217823117217158
Renter4471304024192845
Total58170172218255191199103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 772 57%
 Single Guardian 132 10%
 Singles 406 30%
 Singles With Roommate 56 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,025 75%
 Households with Kids 341 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1824181615202016291821181715232224151910
Female211724281720211818172119221720221712129
Total3941424432404134473542373932434441273119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56172 has a slightly higher 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 56172 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 56172 real estate data, the median home value of $99,500 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 56172. Rentals in 56172 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56172 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,088 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 1.5%
 Other Institutional 4 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 553 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 512 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 301 18%
 Households Vacant 299 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 27 9.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 180 60.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 15.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 1%
 1 Bedroom 66 20%
 2 Bedroom 154 46%
 3+ Bedroom 110 33%
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 $55,027 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56172 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56172 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 1,075 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 646 25%
 No Earnings 836 33%
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 1,075 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 646 25%
 No Earnings 836 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,344 89.4%
 Public transportation 12 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 2.5%
 Worked at Home 106 7.0%
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 119 10.5%
 High School Graduate 683 60.3%
 Associate's degree 74 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 159 14.0%
 Master's degree 48 4.2%
 Professional school degree 45 4.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 462 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56172

ZIP Code 56172 is in the Murray County Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56172.

Murray County Central Elementary
2640 Forest Ave
Slayton, MN 56172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murray County Central School District
Murray County Central Secondary
2420 28th St
Slayton, MN 56172
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Murray County Central School District

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