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ZIP Code 56229

Primary City:Cottonwood, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (6:37am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -95.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56229. 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 56229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56229, 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:
Cottonwood, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56229 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 56229 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56229 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,871
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 804
Median Home Value $157,600
Land Area 97.66 sq mi
Water Area 1.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 746
Median Household Income $63,603

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male686080614375446567677182363533182017
Female606877624054465669669357463724232427
Total1281281571238312990121136133164139827257414444

Gender

 Male 942 50%
 Female 929 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,802 96.3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 34 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner665120136116704213
Renter194524252081720
Total25110144161136785933

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 451 60%
 Single Guardian 72 10%
 Singles 187 25%
 Singles With Roommate 36 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 508 68%
 Households with Kids 238 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male111315176121012201723141971510171456
Female13111312141217141118151415151217101765
Total2424282920242726313538283422272727311111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56229 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56229 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56229 real estate data, the median home value of $157,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56229. Rentals in 56229 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,863 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 358 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 210 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 178 22%
 Households Vacant 58 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Sale Only 8 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 4%
 1 Bedroom 14 8%
 2 Bedroom 70 42%
 3+ Bedroom 76 46%
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 $63,603 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56229 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56229 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. The commute in 56229 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 729 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 286 21%
 No Earnings 350 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 729 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 286 21%
 No Earnings 350 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 788 85.7%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 3.0%
 Worked at Home 102 11.1%
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 40 6.8%
 High School Graduate 330 56.3%
 Associate's degree 58 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 117 20.0%
 Master's degree 26 4.4%
 Professional school degree 11 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 360 88.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56229

ZIP Code 56229 is in the Lakeview School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56229.

Lakeview Elementary
875 Barstad Rd North
Cottonwood, MN 56229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lakeview School District
Lakeview Secondary
875 Barstad Rd North
Cottonwood, MN 56229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lakeview School District

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