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ZIP Code 56237

Primary City:Echo, MN (View All Cities)
County: Yellow Medicine County
Timezone: Central (4:18am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -95.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56237. 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 56237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56237, 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:
Echo, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56237 is located in southwest Minnesota and covers a slightly less 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 56237 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 56237 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 600
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 274
Median Home Value $78,800
Land Area 65.87 sq mi
Water Area 1.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 248
Median Household Income $55,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1523252311111219172232301520106134
Female1622192581012141829221117191912613
Total314544481921243335515441323929181917

Gender

 Male 308 51%
 Female 292 49%
Gender

Race

 White 568 94.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.7%
 Asian 5 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 10 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 12 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner214275539362115
Renter3101144331
Total524385943392416

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 145 58%
 Single Guardian 28 11%
 Singles 69 28%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 174 70%
 Households with Kids 74 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31334444772934973222
Female44615236653443587412
Total759496710131251377141510634

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56237 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56237 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56237 real estate data, the median home value of $78,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56237 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56237 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 599 99.8%
 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 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 102 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 14%
 Households Vacant 26 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 20%
 2 Bedroom 13 32%
 3+ Bedroom 20 49%
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 $55,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56237 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 56237 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56237 can expect to fall in that range. 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 207 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 165 33%
 No Earnings 122 25%
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 207 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 165 33%
 No Earnings 122 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 268 82.5%
 Public transportation 2 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 5.2%
 Worked at Home 38 11.7%
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 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 25 11%
 High School Graduate 134 61%
 Associate's degree 34 15%
 Bachelor's degree 24 11%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 148 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56237

ZIP Code 56237 is in the E.C.h.o. Charter School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56237.

E.C.h.o. Charter School
101 Rocket Ave
Echo, MN 56237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: E.C.h.o. Charter School District

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