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ZIP Code 56257

Primary City:Marietta, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lac Qui Parle County
Timezone: Central (1:22pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -96.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56257. 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 56257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56257, 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:
Marietta, MN
Acceptable:
Nassau

Stats and Demographics for the 56257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56257 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 56257 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56257 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 508
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 289
Median Home Value $48,500
Land Area 86.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 235
Median Household Income $36,941

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male101119710611122123252117191312117
Female918181566109141723262114915167
Total192937221612212135404847383322272714

Gender

 Male 255 50%
 Female 253 50%
Gender

Race

 White 505 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner311234242402910
Renter26864081
Total517314846403711

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 121 51%
 Single Guardian 28 12%
 Singles 76 32%
 Singles With Roommate 10 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 185 79%
 Households with Kids 50 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11341113512664211212
Female21144242642327635011
Total3248535511549811846223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56257 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56257 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56257 real estate data, the median home value of $48,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56257 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56257 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 508 100%
 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 76 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 124 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 12%
 Households Vacant 54 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 41%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 29%
 2 Bedroom 3 14%
 3+ Bedroom 12 57%
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 $36,941 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56257 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. A higher percentage of people in 56257 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56257 can expect to fall in that range. 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 129 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 127 31%
 No Earnings 160 38%
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 129 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 127 31%
 No Earnings 160 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 145 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 7%
 Worked at Home 37 19%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13 8.0%
 High School Graduate 130 80.2%
 Associate's degree 6 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 12 7.4%
 Master's degree 1 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 117 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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