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ZIP Code 56379

Primary City:Sauk Rapids, MN (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: Central (2:36pm)
Coordinates:45.7, -94.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56379

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56379. 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 56379. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56379, 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:
Sauk Rapids, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56379 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56379 is located in central 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 56379 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 56379 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,163
Population Density 179 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,573
Median Home Value $159,200
Land Area 90.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,248
Median Household Income $57,662

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male62458052855050966961951961258956646436921519712794106
Female572568540528593682567506542657545474356266193207165265
Total1,1961,1481,0681,0781,1021,3511,1861,0251,1541,2461,111938725481390334259371

Gender

 Male 7,937 49%
 Female 8,226 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,477 95.8%
 Black Or African American 153 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.5%
 Asian 151 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 58 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 248 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner767829851,04884342524080
Renter269458248253139100153149
Total3451,2401,2331,301982525393229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,303 53%
 Single Guardian 911 15%
 Singles 1,577 25%
 Singles With Roommate 457 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,043 65%
 Households with Kids 2,205 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1231191211261249012110913610510811410695128118119978873
Female112127117991181301239998113111111107981251151009989102
Total235246238225242220244208234218219225213193253233219196177175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56379 has a small 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 56379 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 56379 real estate data, the median home value of $159,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56379 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56379 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56379 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,744 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 187 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 224 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,391 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,088 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,769 27%
 Households Vacant 325 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 154 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 59 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 557 32%
 2 Bedroom 920 52%
 3+ Bedroom 285 16%
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 $57,662 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56379 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56379 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 5,814 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,745 31%
 No Earnings 2,712 22%
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 5,814 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,745 31%
 No Earnings 2,712 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,907 94.0%
 Public transportation 16 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 2.0%
 Worked at Home 321 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 300 6%
 High School Graduate 2,610 53%
 Associate's degree 749 15%
 Bachelor's degree 944 19%
 Master's degree 262 5%
 Professional school degree 44 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,749 81.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 329 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 316 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56379

ZIP Code 56379 is in the Benton-Stearns Ed. School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56379.

Benton-Stearns Education Center
324 3rd Ave South
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Benton-Stearns Ed. School District
Central Mn. Alc - Sauk Rapids
1833 Osauka Rd NE
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Central Minnesota Jt. Powers School District
Mississippi Heights Elementary
1003 South 4th St
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools
Pleasant View Elementary
1009 North 6th Ave
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools
Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School
901 1st St South
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools
Sauk Rapids Early Child. Family Ed.
30 4th Ave South
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools
Sauk Rapids-Rice Senior High School
1835 Osauka Rd NE
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools
St Katharine Drexel School - Sauk Rapids
324 3rd Ave S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori School of Sauk Rapids
1911 4th Ave N
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Petra Lutheran School
1049 1st Ave N
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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