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ZIP Code 56244

Primary City:Hancock, MN (View All Cities)
County: Stevens County
Timezone: Central (4:52am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.5, -95.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56244

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56244. 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 56244. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56244, 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:
Hancock, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56244 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56244 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 56244 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 small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56244 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,496
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 607
Median Home Value $100,400
Land Area 120.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 558
Median Household Income $51,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male757258544360613742405472393216181310
Female635131454155423940385762323123161915
Total138123899984115103768278111134716339343225

Gender

 Male 796 53%
 Female 700 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,447 96.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9746984114583811
Renter163091296811
Total251047896123644622

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 366 66%
 Single Guardian 43 8%
 Singles 123 22%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 371 66%
 Households with Kids 187 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16161415121613151610201099109131395
Female16101911129111459573771241665
Total3226332624252429211925171216172117291510

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56244 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56244 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56244 real estate data, the median home value of $100,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56244 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56244 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56244 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,490 99.6%
 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 6 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 266 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 191 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 101 17%
 Households Vacant 49 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 4%
 1 Bedroom 21 15%
 2 Bedroom 54 39%
 3+ Bedroom 58 42%
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 $51,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56244 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 56244 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 56244 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 455 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 372 35%
 No Earnings 224 21%
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 455 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 372 35%
 No Earnings 224 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 579 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 24 3%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 11%
 Worked at Home 54 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 57 12%
 High School Graduate 272 56%
 Associate's degree 76 16%
 Bachelor's degree 57 12%
 Master's degree 16 3%
 Professional school degree 8 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 226 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56244

ZIP Code 56244 is in the Hancock Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56244.

Hancock Elementary
371 Hancock Ave
Hancock, MN 56244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hancock Public School District
Hancock Sec.
371 Hancock Ave
Hancock, MN 56244
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hancock Public School District

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