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ZIP Code 56221

Primary City:Chokio, MN (View All Cities)
County: Stevens County
Timezone: Central (12:13pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.5, -96.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56221. 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 56221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56221, 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:
Chokio, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56221 is located in west 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 56221 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56221 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 773
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 406
Median Home Value $85,400
Land Area 140.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 354
Median Household Income $51,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male172522131619211924203833262321241711
Female171825251014161520273029262423302213
Total344347382633373444476862524744543924

Gender

 Male 389 50%
 Female 384 50%
Gender

Race

 White 758 98.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner123345864505617
Renter416674374
Total539406568536321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 207 58%
 Single Guardian 21 6%
 Singles 116 33%
 Singles With Roommate 10 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 279 79%
 Households with Kids 75 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male26525713953518215501
Female61343562244638497232
Total87868127511971141661012733

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56221 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56221 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56221 real estate data, the median home value of $85,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56221 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 772 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 146 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 157 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 13%
 Households Vacant 52 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 10 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 25%
 2 Bedroom 24 55%
 3+ Bedroom 9 20%
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 $51,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56221 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 56221 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 56221 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 245 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 137 21%
 No Earnings 267 41%
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 245 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 137 21%
 No Earnings 267 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 279 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 3 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 11%
 Worked at Home 27 8%
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 26 9.5%
 High School Graduate 167 60.9%
 Associate's degree 42 15.3%
 Bachelor's degree 29 10.6%
 Master's degree 4 1.5%
 Professional school degree 4 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 137 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56221

ZIP Code 56221 is in the Chokio-Alberta Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56221.

Chokio-Alberta Elementary
311 First St West
Chokio, MN 56221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chokio-Alberta Public School District
Chokio-Alberta Secondary
311 First St West
Chokio, MN 56221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chokio-Alberta Public School District

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