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ZIP Code 56239

Primary City:Ghent, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (6:53pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.49, -95.90
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56239

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56239. 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 56239. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56239, 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:
Ghent, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56239 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56239 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 56239 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56239 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 596
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 248
Median Home Value $123,000
Land Area 26.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 233
Median Household Income $57,212

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2721272020193219112621251489442
Female34191218142427171425202012108535
Total614039383443593625514145261817977

Gender

 Male 309 52%
 Female 287 48%
Gender

Race

 White 583 97.8%
 Black Or African American 5 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3482946391677
Renter118464230
Total145633524318107

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 151 65%
 Single Guardian 23 10%
 Singles 51 22%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 147 63%
 Households with Kids 86 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45752925324867644514
Female84794445213233436411
Total12914146136105371091010710925

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56239 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56239 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 56239 real estate data, the median home value of $123,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56239 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56239 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56239 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 596 100%
 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 137 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 58 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 15%
 Households Vacant 15 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 18%
 2 Bedroom 2 9%
 3+ Bedroom 16 73%
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 $57,212 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56239 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 56239 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 56239 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 240 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 29%
 No Earnings 48 12%
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 240 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 29%
 No Earnings 48 12%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 263 83%
 Public transportation 3 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 5%
 Worked at Home 34 11%
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 12 6%
 High School Graduate 95 50%
 Associate's degree 46 24%
 Bachelor's degree 32 17%
 Master's degree 6 3%
 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 97 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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