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ZIP Code 56232

Primary City:Dawson, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lac Qui Parle County
Timezone: Central (10:57pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -96.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56232

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56232. 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 56232. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56232, 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:
Dawson, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56232 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56232 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 56232 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 56232 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,415
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,141
Median Home Value $86,600
Land Area 145.86 sq mi
Water Area 2.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,014
Median Household Income $51,484

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male73967965455955676474107115685953394732
Female6968855638557053558111192805151586382
Total1421641641218311412512011915521820714811010497110114

Gender

 Male 1,197 50%
 Female 1,218 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,355 97.5%
 Black Or African American 13 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 14 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14801061751701109831
Renter936282640203437
Total2311613420121013013268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 578 57%
 Single Guardian 101 10%
 Singles 303 30%
 Singles With Roommate 32 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 757 75%
 Households with Kids 257 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16111516192120171917111718161411151784
Female1418199151591415181414221712121313611
Total3029342534362931343525314033262328301415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56232 has a slightly less 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 56232 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56232 real estate data, the median home value of $86,600 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 56232. Rentals in 56232 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56232 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,349 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 54 2.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 418 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 366 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 230 20%
 Households Vacant 127 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 18.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2.4%
 For Sale Only 20 15.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 9.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 18.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 33.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 54 25%
 2 Bedroom 106 49%
 3+ Bedroom 54 25%
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 $51,484 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56232 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 56232 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 774 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 599 30%
 No Earnings 602 30%
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 774 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 599 30%
 No Earnings 602 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,005 85.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 8.5%
 Worked at Home 67 5.7%
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 65 8%
 High School Graduate 526 62%
 Associate's degree 89 11%
 Bachelor's degree 139 16%
 Master's degree 16 2%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 411 94.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 1.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 4.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56232

ZIP Code 56232 is in the Dawson-Boyd Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56232.

Stevens Elementary
848 Chestnut St
Dawson, MN 56232
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dawson-Boyd Public School District
Dawson-Boyd Secondary
848 Chestnut St
Dawson, MN 56232
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dawson-Boyd Public School District

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