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ZIP Code 56251

Primary City:Kandiyohi, MN (View All Cities)
County: Kandiyohi County
Timezone: Central (3:50am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.15, -94.93
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56251. 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 56251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56251, 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:
Kandiyohi, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56251 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 56251 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 56251 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 987
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 438
Median Home Value $139,200
Land Area 33.78 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 398
Median Household Income $55,972

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male32412641252423333236443832211617153
Female29303537282727282533394026242220117
Total617161785351506157698378584538372610

Gender

 Male 499 51%
 Female 488 49%
Gender

Race

 White 949 96.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63552767044415
Renter17161684323
Total235168847447438

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 250 63%
 Single Guardian 34 9%
 Singles 98 25%
 Singles With Roommate 16 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 277 70%
 Households with Kids 121 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male876695951342767111361015
Female576996384511586989743
Total1314121518111213179131214132021151758

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56251 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56251 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56251 real estate data, the median home value of $139,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56251 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56251 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 979 99%
 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 8 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 212 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 117 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 69 16%
 Households Vacant 40 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 3%
 2 Bedroom 61 69%
 3+ Bedroom 25 28%
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 $55,972 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56251 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 56251 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 351 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 33%
 No Earnings 178 22%
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 351 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 33%
 No Earnings 178 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 495 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 3%
 Worked at Home 45 8%
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 16 5%
 High School Graduate 195 59%
 Associate's degree 74 22%
 Bachelor's degree 35 11%
 Master's degree 11 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 233 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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