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ZIP Code 56343

Primary City:Kensington, MN (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (12:26pm)
Coordinates:45.8, -95.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56343

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56343. 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 56343. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56343, 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:
Kensington, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56343 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56343 is located in west 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 56343 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56343 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 926
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 511
Median Home Value $142,300
Land Area 69.02 sq mi
Water Area 6.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 394
Median Household Income $48,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2529252029292927363747353821261276
Female313529231621261925343544242028121610
Total566454434550554661718279624154242316

Gender

 Male 478 52%
 Female 448 48%
Gender

Race

 White 909 98.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner934547667533113
Renter9136127271
Total1847608874553814

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 231 59%
 Single Guardian 31 8%
 Singles 114 29%
 Singles With Roommate 18 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 293 74%
 Households with Kids 101 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male43768754578415736134
Female5756559115543125655524
Total9101212131214151012127131013811658

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56343 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56343 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56343 real estate data, the median home value of $142,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56343 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56343 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56343 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 926 100%
 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 210 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 57 11%
 Households Vacant 117 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 91 78%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 15%
 2 Bedroom 14 21%
 3+ Bedroom 43 64%
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 $48,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56343 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 56343 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 360 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 219 29%
 No Earnings 182 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 360 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 219 29%
 No Earnings 182 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 471 90.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 4.6%
 Worked at Home 25 4.8%
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 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 50 13.9%
 High School Graduate 223 61.8%
 Associate's degree 42 11.6%
 Bachelor's degree 33 9.1%
 Master's degree 12 3.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 128 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56343

ZIP Code 56343 is in the West Central Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56343.

West Central Area S. El.
31 North Central
Kensington, MN 56343
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Central Area School District

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