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ZIP Code 56241

Primary City:Granite Falls, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:59pm)
Coordinates:44.8, -95.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56241

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56241. 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 56241. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56241, 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:
Granite Falls, MN
Acceptable:
Hazel Run

Stats and Demographics for the 56241 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56241 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 56241 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56241 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,166
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,943
Median Home Value $118,600
Land Area 146.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,778
Median Household Income $53,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1311331361421141429610512714716715411711579565047
Female11612413813410512394100119174163136122120867371110
Total247257274276219265190205246321330290239235165129121157

Gender

 Male 2,058 49%
 Female 2,108 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,654 87.7%
 Black Or African American 16 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 334 8.0%
 Asian 17 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 52 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 91 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2114317729526920213347
Renter6095717049415253
Total81238248365318243185100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 890 50%
 Single Guardian 238 13%
 Singles 570 32%
 Singles With Roommate 80 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,288 72%
 Households with Kids 490 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1730203528292324292526213826333629232122
Female2728231623192129322620312833243127351724
Total4458435151484453615146526659576756583846

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56241 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56241 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56241 real estate data, the median home value of $118,600 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 56241. Rentals in 56241 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56241 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,048 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 19 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 737 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 550 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 491 25%
 Households Vacant 165 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 42.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.2%
 For Sale Only 32 19.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 7.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 27.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 4%
 1 Bedroom 91 19%
 2 Bedroom 202 42%
 3+ Bedroom 164 34%
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 $53,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56241 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 56241 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 1,283 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 911 29%
 No Earnings 998 31%
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 1,283 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 911 29%
 No Earnings 998 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,634 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 174 9%
 Worked at Home 112 6%
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 93 6.7%
 High School Graduate 878 63.4%
 Associate's degree 126 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 228 16.5%
 Master's degree 7 0.5%
 Professional school degree 51 3.7%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 690 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 51 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56241

ZIP Code 56241 is in the Minnesota Valley Cooperative School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56241.

Minnesota Valley Cooperative
450 9th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Minnesota Valley Cooperative School District
Bert Raney Elementary School
555 7th St
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yellow Medicine East School District
Yellow Medicine East Middle School
450 9th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yellow Medicine East School District
Yellow Medicine East High School
450 9th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Yellow Medicine East School District

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