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ZIP Code 56280

Primary City:Porter, MN (View All Cities)
County: Yellow Medicine County
Timezone: Central (4:11am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -96.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56280

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56280. 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 56280. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56280, 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:
Porter, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56280 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56280 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 56280 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 56280 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 480
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 237
Median Home Value $106,500
Land Area 69.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 212
Median Household Income $58,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male161391811191315819313316791235
Female1511101571710101314202815816356
Total31241933183623252133516131152515811

Gender

 Male 257 54%
 Female 223 46%
Gender

Race

 White 477 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner119183948211610
Renter810694120
Total929244852221810

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 126 59%
 Single Guardian 17 8%
 Singles 56 26%
 Singles With Roommate 13 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 162 76%
 Households with Kids 50 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male63335222201152427323
Female32621125233022234421
Total959563474341746511744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56280 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56280 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56280 real estate data, the median home value of $106,500 is slightly less 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 56280. Rentals in 56280 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56280 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 480 100%
 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 92 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 80 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 17%
 Households Vacant 25 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 3%
 2 Bedroom 8 22%
 3+ Bedroom 27 75%
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 $58,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56280 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56280 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 56280 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 221 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 26%
 No Earnings 123 27%
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 221 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 26%
 No Earnings 123 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 253 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 4%
 Worked at Home 38 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 56280 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 7 3%
 High School Graduate 166 74%
 Associate's degree 20 9%
 Bachelor's degree 24 11%
 Master's degree 7 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 92 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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