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ZIP Code 56362

Primary City:Paynesville, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:21pm)
Coordinates:45.4, -94.7
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56362

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56362. 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 56362. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56362, 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:
Paynesville, MN
Acceptable:
Lake Henry
Unacceptable:
Spring Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 56362 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56362 is located in southwest 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 56362 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56362 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,844
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,978
Median Home Value $161,900
Land Area 147.16 sq mi
Water Area 7.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,331
Median Household Income $55,399

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1791942111951351641711411942172252161641461331096579
Female182199186152125151146130180209198197179154149122102145
Total361393397347260315317271374426423413343300282231167224

Gender

 Male 2,938 50%
 Female 2,906 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,709 97.7%
 Black Or African American 12 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 29 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 36 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 53 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3722927841138929120586
Renter3775445141445261
Total74304322462430335257147

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,410 60%
 Single Guardian 254 11%
 Singles 571 24%
 Singles With Roommate 96 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,653 71%
 Households with Kids 678 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4339343827483937433635474449483545432425
Female2839414345423543343637452939432636242316
Total7178758172907480777272927388916181674741

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56362 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 56362 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56362 real estate data, the median home value of $161,900 is slightly higher 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 56362. Rentals in 56362 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56362 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,760 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,203 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 723 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 405 14%
 Households Vacant 647 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 4.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 34 5.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 527 81.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 6.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 150 50%
 2 Bedroom 89 30%
 3+ Bedroom 62 21%
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 $55,399 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56362 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56362 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 2,063 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,233 27%
 No Earnings 1,313 28%
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 2,063 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,233 27%
 No Earnings 1,313 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,533 86.7%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 122 4.2%
 Worked at Home 260 8.9%
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 289 13.9%
 High School Graduate 1,247 59.9%
 Associate's degree 158 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 307 14.7%
 Master's degree 45 2.2%
 Professional school degree 27 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 771 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 133 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56362

ZIP Code 56362 is in the Paynesville Public School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56362.

Paynesville Elementary
205 West Mill St
Paynesville, MN 56362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paynesville Public School District
Paynesville Middle School
795 West Hwy 23
Paynesville, MN 56362
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Paynesville Public School District
Paynesville Area High School
795 West Hwy 23
Paynesville, MN 56362
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paynesville Public School District

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