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ZIP Code 56279

Primary City:Pennock, MN (View All Cities)
County: Kandiyohi County
Timezone: Central (9:44am)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.2, -95.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56279

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56279. 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 56279. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56279, 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:
Pennock, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56279 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56279 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 56279 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56279 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,271
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 533
Median Home Value $146,500
Land Area 60.17 sq mi
Water Area 3.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 458
Median Household Income $51,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4139494738433740445657453824149115
Female57394053453333294760632730272112810
Total987889100837670699111612072685135211915

Gender

 Male 637 50%
 Female 634 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,193 93.9%
 Black Or African American 6 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 11 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 32 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner945731118046235
Renter12191095425
Total21648312085502510

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 319 70%
 Single Guardian 52 11%
 Singles 66 14%
 Singles With Roommate 21 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 290 63%
 Households with Kids 168 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male797979698101111988101113511
Female10911138107955109978161111710
Total1718182215191318131521201815162622241221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56279 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56279 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56279 real estate data, the median home value of $146,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56279 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56279 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56279 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,271 100%
 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 258 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 134 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 66 12%
 Households Vacant 75 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 61%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 21 30%
 3+ Bedroom 49 70%
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 $51,563 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56279 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56279 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 508 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 288 28%
 No Earnings 227 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 508 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 288 28%
 No Earnings 227 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 665 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 2%
 Worked at Home 29 4%
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 38 8.5%
 High School Graduate 273 61.3%
 Associate's degree 83 18.7%
 Bachelor's degree 38 8.5%
 Master's degree 12 2.7%
 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 305 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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