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ZIP Code 56295

Primary City:Watson, MN (View All Cities)
County: Chippewa County
Timezone: Central (9:06pm)
Coordinates:45.04, -95.83
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56295

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56295. 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 56295. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56295, 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:
Watson, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56295 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56295 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 56295 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56295 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 310
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 146
Median Home Value $60,000
Land Area 22.18 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 129
Median Household Income $43,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1011131591110781691613117222
Female991112696411121215865300
Total192024271520161119282131211712522

Gender

 Male 172 55%
 Female 138 45%
Gender

Race

 White 307 99.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3101224271852
Renter49426300
Total7191626332152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 54%
 Single Guardian 13 10%
 Singles 37 29%
 Singles With Roommate 9 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 88 68%
 Households with Kids 41 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23102142232215226143
Female12221321232123523021
Total35323463464338749164

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56295 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56295 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56295 real estate data, the median home value of $60,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56295 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56295 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56295 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 310 100%
 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 66 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 19%
 Households Vacant 17 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 29%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 16%
 2 Bedroom 7 28%
 3+ Bedroom 14 56%
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 $43,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56295 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 56295 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 114 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 81 31%
 No Earnings 70 26%
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 114 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 81 31%
 No Earnings 70 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 163 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 8 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 28 24%
 High School Graduate 62 52%
 Associate's degree 8 7%
 Bachelor's degree 18 15%
 Master's degree 3 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 54 58%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 40%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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