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ZIP Code 56218

Primary City:Boyd, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lac Qui Parle County
Timezone: Central (7:46am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.8, -96.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56218. 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 56218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56218, 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:
Boyd, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56218 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 56218 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56218 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 628
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 312
Median Home Value $83,300
Land Area 97.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 263
Median Household Income $45,268

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male182126161816181622263225211221967
Female161724271511111915212627161519487
Total343850433327293537475852372740131414

Gender

 Male 330 53%
 Female 298 47%
Gender

Race

 White 600 95.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42032514736199
Renter6103124712
Total1030356351432011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 139 53%
 Single Guardian 31 12%
 Singles 79 30%
 Singles With Roommate 14 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 186 71%
 Households with Kids 77 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42434571452766325515
Female53334143543746984243
Total95768611499514101212109758

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56218 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56218 real estate data, the median home value of $83,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56218 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 628 100%
 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 102 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 45 14%
 Households Vacant 49 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 5%
 2 Bedroom 2 5%
 3+ Bedroom 33 89%
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 $45,268 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56218 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. A higher percentage of people in 56218 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56218 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 159 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 38%
 No Earnings 119 26%
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 159 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 38%
 No Earnings 119 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 211 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3%
 Worked at Home 58 21%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 40 20%
 High School Graduate 117 58%
 Associate's degree 20 10%
 Bachelor's degree 20 10%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 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 96 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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