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ZIP Code 56240

Primary City:Graceville, MN (View All Cities)
County: Big Stone County
Timezone: Central (4:50am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.5, -96.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56240. 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 56240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56240, 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:
Graceville, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56240 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 56240 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56240 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,042
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 489
Median Home Value $80,000
Land Area 149.42 sq mi
Water Area 3.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 417
Median Household Income $54,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male242237352928292120444036361527232217
Female322731382329182026334530302724382145
Total564968735257474146778566664251614362

Gender

 Male 505 48%
 Female 537 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,033 99.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner336317674445511
Renter3151291361217
Total651438587506728

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 240 58%
 Single Guardian 21 5%
 Singles 143 34%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 308 74%
 Households with Kids 109 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male418845724379999612536
Female8685827198865421475106
Total1271613127143131115151413112019101312

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56240 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 56240 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56240 real estate data, the median home value of $80,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 994 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 48 5%
 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 160 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 170 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 87 18%
 Households Vacant 72 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 35%
 2 Bedroom 20 22%
 3+ Bedroom 40 43%
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 $54,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56240 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56240 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. More commuters in 56240 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 338 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 21%
 No Earnings 239 33%
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 338 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 21%
 No Earnings 239 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 337 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 9%
 Worked at Home 53 12%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 35 12.1%
 High School Graduate 192 66.4%
 Associate's degree 42 14.5%
 Bachelor's degree 13 4.5%
 Master's degree 5 1.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56240

ZIP Code 56240 is in the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56240.

Big Stone Colony Elementary
26051 Big Stone Colony Rd
Graceville, MN 56240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley School District
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Senior
712 3rd St
Graceville, MN 56240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley School District

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