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ZIP Code 56361

Primary City:Parkers Prairie, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (9:33am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.2, -95.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56361

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56361. 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 56361. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56361, 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:
Parkers Prairie, MN
Acceptable:
Parkers Pr

Stats and Demographics for the 56361 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56361 is located in west Minnesota and covers a slightly higher 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 56361 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 56361 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,403
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,269
Median Home Value $138,100
Land Area 155.85 sq mi
Water Area 7.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 995
Median Household Income $40,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male74767189575866556680104105697355483322
Female646965685555526153978782698757584083
Total13814513615711211311811611917719118713816011210673105

Gender

 Male 1,201 50%
 Female 1,202 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,376 98.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19781061841801468628
Renter1430192220142326
Total3310812520620016010954

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 556 56%
 Single Guardian 104 10%
 Singles 294 30%
 Singles With Roommate 41 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 736 74%
 Households with Kids 259 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16141814919152013151115111930141914128
Female151391717141116111018186131417181368
Total3127273126332636242529331732443137271816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56361 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56361 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56361 real estate data, the median home value of $138,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56361 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56361 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56361 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,333 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 465 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 362 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 168 13%
 Households Vacant 274 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 3.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 16 5.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 191 69.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 17.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 4%
 1 Bedroom 71 33%
 2 Bedroom 74 34%
 3+ Bedroom 61 28%
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 $40,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56361 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. Most commuters in 56361 can expect to fall in that range. 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 662 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 562 30%
 No Earnings 628 34%
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 662 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 562 30%
 No Earnings 628 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 894 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 6%
 Worked at Home 69 7%
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 97 12.6%
 High School Graduate 494 64.3%
 Associate's degree 101 13.2%
 Bachelor's degree 71 9.2%
 Master's degree 5 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 388 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56361

ZIP Code 56361 is in the Parkers Prairie Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56361.

Parkers Prairie Elementary
518 South McCornell
Parkers Prairie, MN 56361
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Parkers Prairie Public School District
Parkers Prairie Secondary
411 South Otter Ave
Parkers Prairie, MN 56361
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Parkers Prairie Public School District

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