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ZIP Code 56208

Primary City:Appleton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Swift County
Timezone: Central (8:31am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -96.0
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56208. 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 56208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56208, 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:
Appleton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56208 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 56208 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56208 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,066
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,200
Median Home Value $70,600
Land Area 188.58 sq mi
Water Area 7.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 955
Median Household Income $40,670

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male635556704645484656658483786355413432
Female566239623251406555527372745955485398
Total119117951327896881111111171571551521221108987130

Gender

 Male 1,020 49%
 Female 1,046 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,945 94.1%
 Black Or African American 24 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.9%
 Asian 11 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 36 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1241891361481148638
Renter1749353838403143
Total299012417418615411781

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 425 45%
 Single Guardian 123 13%
 Singles 370 39%
 Singles With Roommate 37 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 736 77%
 Households with Kids 219 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101615121010912141012141371615161679
Female15121191219101561185781216101867
Total2528262122291927202120192015283126341316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56208 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 56208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56208 real estate data, the median home value of $70,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,005 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 61 3%
 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 304 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 360 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 291 24%
 Households Vacant 245 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 64 26.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 33 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 22.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 29.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 91 32%
 2 Bedroom 129 45%
 3+ Bedroom 66 23%
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 $40,670 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56208 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 56208 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 56208 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 673 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 500 28%
 No Earnings 603 34%
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 673 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 500 28%
 No Earnings 603 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 850 82.4%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 7.5%
 Worked at Home 103 10.0%
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. 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 87 11.5%
 High School Graduate 516 68.3%
 Associate's degree 66 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 54 7.2%
 Master's degree 25 3.3%
 Professional school degree 5 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 288 95.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 4.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56208

ZIP Code 56208 is in the Lac Qui Parle Valley School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56208.

Appleton Elementary
349 South Edquist St
Appleton, MN 56208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lac Qui Parle Valley School District

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