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ZIP Code 56273

Primary City:New London, MN (View All Cities)
County: Kandiyohi County
Timezone: Central (10:32pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -95.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56273

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56273. 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 56273. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56273, 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:
New London, MN
Acceptable:
Hawick

Stats and Demographics for the 56273 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56273 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 56273 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56273 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,797
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,352
Median Home Value $201,500
Land Area 98.37 sq mi
Water Area 11.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,902
Median Household Income $59,596

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14218315117211312611812117517718420314813193776242
Female12714215215482119107134166170194203164134107766781
Total269325303326195245225255341347378406312265200153129123

Gender

 Male 2,418 50%
 Female 2,379 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,742 98.9%
 Black Or African American 7 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2017627034437524115637
Renter2645444424343036
Total4622131438839927518673

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,222 64%
 Single Guardian 190 10%
 Singles 401 21%
 Singles With Roommate 89 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,327 70%
 Households with Kids 575 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2625293531443335402427273736373541411827
Female1643261728312829262535323723283436302618
Total4268555259756164664962597459656977714445

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56273 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56273 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 56273 real estate data, the median home value of $201,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56273. Rentals in 56273 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56273 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,732 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,101 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 518 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 283 12%
 Households Vacant 450 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 4.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 33 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 347 77.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 9.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 3%
 1 Bedroom 76 31%
 2 Bedroom 54 22%
 3+ Bedroom 109 44%
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 $59,596 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56273 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56273 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,647 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,115 29%
 No Earnings 1,121 29%
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 1,647 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,115 29%
 No Earnings 1,121 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,194 90.4%
 Public transportation 13 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 66 2.7%
 Worked at Home 154 6.3%
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 190 11.3%
 High School Graduate 945 56.0%
 Associate's degree 154 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 286 17.0%
 Master's degree 97 5.7%
 Professional school degree 7 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 877 86.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 82 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56273

ZIP Code 56273 is in the New London-Spicer School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56273.

New London-Spicer Middle School
101 4th Ave SW
New London, MN 56273
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New London-Spicer School District
Prairie Woods Elementary
17435 County Rd 9 NE
New London, MN 56273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New London-Spicer School District
New London-Spicer Senior
101 4th Ave S.w.
New London, MN 56273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New London-Spicer School District
New London Alternative School
19 Ast St South
New London, MN 56273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New London-Spicer School District

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