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ZIP Code 56431

Primary City:Aitkin, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:07pm)
Coordinates:46.5, -93.6
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56431

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56431. 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 56431. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56431, 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:
Aitkin, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56431 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56431 is located in central Minnesota and covers an extremely large 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 56431 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 56431 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,931
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,858
Median Home Value $181,300
Land Area 451.87 sq mi
Water Area 130.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,980
Median Household Income $45,136

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male221229230220156170167184215323365340415400344197159121
Female172222236209135173159177227316349395406410307201163218
Total393451466429291343326361442639714735821810651398322339

Gender

 Male 4,456 50%
 Female 4,475 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,689 97.3%
 Black Or African American 29 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.8%
 Asian 20 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 107 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23180329645789809405116
Renter511039498767087105
Total74283423743865879492221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,192 55%
 Single Guardian 410 10%
 Singles 1,192 30%
 Singles With Roommate 186 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,157 79%
 Households with Kids 823 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4047593747584343383942454856394452513434
Female2943423552533545375443394555466039442031
Total69901017299111788875938584931118510491955465

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56431 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56431 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 56431 real estate data, the median home value of $181,300 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 56431. Rentals in 56431 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 56431 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,684 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 78 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,861 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,435 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 684 9%
 Households Vacant 3,878 49%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 97 2.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.2%
 For Sale Only 105 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,534 91.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 3.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 7%
 1 Bedroom 256 30%
 2 Bedroom 283 33%
 3+ Bedroom 254 30%
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 $45,136 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56431 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 56431 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 2,492 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,022 27%
 No Earnings 3,107 41%
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 2,492 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,022 27%
 No Earnings 3,107 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,442 88.3%
 Public transportation 10 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 5.9%
 Worked at Home 214 5.5%
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 371 11%
 High School Graduate 2,112 60%
 Associate's degree 399 11%
 Bachelor's degree 373 11%
 Master's degree 176 5%
 Professional school degree 57 2%
 Doctorate degree 30 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,253 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 96 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56431

ZIP Code 56431 is in the Aitkin Public School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56431.

Rippleside Elementary
225 2nd Ave SW
Aitkin, MN 56431
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aitkin Public School District
Aitkin Secondary School
306 2nd St NW
Aitkin, MN 56431
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Aitkin Public School District
Aitkin Alternative Learning Program
12 7th St NW
Aitkin, MN 56431
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Aitkin Public School District

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