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ZIP Code 56281

Primary City:Prinsburg, MN (View All Cities)
County: Kandiyohi County
Timezone: Central (6:21pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.95, -95.18
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56281. 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 56281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56281, 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:
Prinsburg, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56281 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 56281 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56281 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 619
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 261
Median Home Value $109,500
Land Area 12.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 251
Median Household Income $59,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2923211716171416221918181812175913
Female262516191415181817181818121917151416
Total554837363032323439373636303134202329

Gender

 Male 304 49%
 Female 315 51%
Gender

Race

 White 605 97.7%
 Black Or African American 6 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner829333733382523
Renter34624123
Total1133393937392726

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 170 68%
 Single Guardian 7 3%
 Singles 69 27%
 Singles With Roommate 5 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 175 70%
 Households with Kids 76 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male75383844444517552322
Female755232110942253353624
Total1410810610514138676108105946

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56281 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56281 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56281 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 higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56281. Rentals in 56281 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 619 100%
 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 114 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 112 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 25 10%
 Households Vacant 10 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 67%
 3+ Bedroom 6 33%
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 $59,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56281 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 56281 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. The commute in 56281 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 208 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 147 32%
 No Earnings 100 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 208 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 147 32%
 No Earnings 100 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 266 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 13%
 Worked at Home 11 3%
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 13 7%
 High School Graduate 93 47%
 Associate's degree 31 16%
 Bachelor's degree 41 21%
 Master's degree 16 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 2 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 18 15%
 Enrolled in Private School 80 65%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56281

ZIP Code 56281 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56281.

Central Minnesota Christian School
204 School St
Prinsburg, MN 56281
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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