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ZIP Code 56243

Primary City:Grove City, MN (View All Cities)
County: Meeker County
Timezone: Central (8:38am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.1, -94.7
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56243. 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 56243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56243, 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:
Grove City, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56243 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 56243 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56243 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,725
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 761
Median Home Value $120,700
Land Area 93.58 sq mi
Water Area 2.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 677
Median Household Income $44,609

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male74676055396159505471746334303132159
Female766458553857504947795646403535212516
Total1501311181107711810999101150130109746566534025

Gender

 Male 878 51%
 Female 847 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,680 97.4%
 Black Or African American 12 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 10 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner87287129102675114
Renter153825301211115
Total23110112159114786219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 373 55%
 Single Guardian 92 14%
 Singles 179 26%
 Singles With Roommate 33 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 453 67%
 Households with Kids 224 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101213241218201341314101013111118698
Female171415151111181212151316771113138106
Total2726283923293825162827261720222431141914

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56243 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56243 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56243 real estate data, the median home value of $120,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,725 100%
 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 354 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 176 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 147 19%
 Households Vacant 84 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 37%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 18%
 2 Bedroom 69 47%
 3+ Bedroom 52 35%
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 $44,609 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56243 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56243 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 477 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 399 31%
 No Earnings 395 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 477 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 399 31%
 No Earnings 395 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 686 89.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 4.8%
 Worked at Home 43 5.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 45 9%
 High School Graduate 388 74%
 Associate's degree 51 10%
 Bachelor's degree 29 6%
 Master's degree 10 2%
 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 315 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56243

ZIP Code 56243 is in the A.C.g.C. School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56243.

Acgc Elementary Grades 5 and 6
27250 Minnesota Hwy 4
Grove City, MN 56243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: A.C.g.C. School District
A.C.g.C. Secondary
27250 Mn Hwy 4
Grove City, MN 56243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: A.C.g.C. School District
Riverview Christian School
34419 520th Ave
Grove City, MN 56243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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