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ZIP Code 56291

Primary City:Taunton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (5:52pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.58, -96.06
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56291

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56291. 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 56291. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56291, 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:
Taunton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56291 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56291 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 56291 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 a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56291 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 501
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 230
Median Home Value $114,700
Land Area 67.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 206
Median Household Income $57,813

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17132022141317141719251715614748
Female132028131115810201624177681157
Total30334835252825243735493422122218915

Gender

 Male 262 52%
 Female 239 48%
Gender

Race

 White 488 97%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 7 1%
 Two Or More Races 6 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42029423221189
Renter58381312
Total928325033241911

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 111 54%
 Single Guardian 26 13%
 Singles 61 30%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 142 69%
 Households with Kids 64 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42712331482442388125
Female45206264265665252131
Total8791859561471010751310256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56291 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56291 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56291 real estate data, the median home value of $114,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56291. Rentals in 56291 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56291 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 501 100%
 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 83 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 13%
 Households Vacant 24 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 83%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 17%
 3+ Bedroom 34 83%
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 $57,813 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56291 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. A higher percentage of people in 56291 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56291 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 201 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 25%
 No Earnings 94 24%
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 201 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 25%
 No Earnings 94 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 214 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3%
 Worked at Home 42 16%
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 22 12%
 High School Graduate 113 60%
 Associate's degree 24 13%
 Bachelor's degree 28 15%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 84 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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