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ZIP Code 56271

Primary City:Murdock, MN (View All Cities)
County: Swift County
Timezone: Central (6:15pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.2, -95.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56271

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56271. 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 56271. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56271, 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:
Murdock, MN
Acceptable:
De Graff

Stats and Demographics for the 56271 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56271 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 56271 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 56271 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,196
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 540
Median Home Value $109,500
Land Area 149.70 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 483
Median Household Income $52,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4032484534453228546353564325259811
Female372735452328202944434945352716181014
Total775983905773525798106102101785241271825

Gender

 Male 651 54%
 Female 545 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,138 95.2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 38 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10396410290503017
Renter816151713732
Total185579119103573319

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 295 61%
 Single Guardian 44 9%
 Singles 121 25%
 Singles With Roommate 23 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 336 70%
 Households with Kids 147 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male786113113114610810148911987
Female510873631056777891116633
Total1218141861762191217151722172027151110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56271 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56271 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56271 real estate data, the median home value of $109,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56271 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56271 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56271 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,196 100%
 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 211 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 191 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 81 15%
 Households Vacant 57 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 28 28%
 3+ Bedroom 72 72%
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 $52,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56271 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 56271 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56271 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 454 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 31%
 No Earnings 208 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 454 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 31%
 No Earnings 208 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 497 78.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 12.2%
 Worked at Home 58 9.2%
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 43 9.6%
 High School Graduate 271 60.4%
 Associate's degree 94 20.9%
 Bachelor's degree 37 8.2%
 Master's degree 3 0.7%
 Professional school degree 1 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 229 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 16.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56271

ZIP Code 56271 is in the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56271.

Murdock Elementary
408 Hollis St North
Murdock, MN 56271
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District

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