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ZIP Code 56470

Primary City:Park Rapids, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:10pm)
Coordinates:47.0, -95.1
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56470

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56470. 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 56470. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56470, 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:
Park Rapids, MN
Acceptable:
Lake Itasca
Unacceptable:
Arago, Dorset, Hubbard, Lake Emma, Todd

Stats and Demographics for the 56470 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56470 is located in west Minnesota and covers a 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 56470 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 56470 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,334
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,407
Median Home Value $176,800
Land Area 390.86 sq mi
Water Area 36.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,560
Median Household Income $43,961

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male304311300310212266224244286353397385417316267216156117
Female316304295264209247235253280358387418395329321246190206
Total620615595574421513459497566711784803812645588462346323

Gender

 Male 5,081 49%
 Female 5,253 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,945 96.2%
 Black Or African American 19 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 147 1.4%
 Asian 7 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 57 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 159 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42258435652833637426121
Renter126206171168126108133118
Total168464606820959745559239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,406 53%
 Single Guardian 526 12%
 Singles 1,422 31%
 Singles With Roommate 206 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,419 75%
 Households with Kids 1,141 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6652586867645954676364506360786261684144
Female7658675969585059686262515763725854503042
Total1421101251271361221091131351251261011201231501201151187186

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56470 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56470 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 56470 real estate data, the median home value of $176,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56470. Rentals in 56470 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56470 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,214 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 25 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 61 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,033 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,371 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,156 16%
 Households Vacant 2,847 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 127 4.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.5%
 For Sale Only 137 4.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,391 84.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 155 5.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 2%
 1 Bedroom 367 31%
 2 Bedroom 500 42%
 3+ Bedroom 285 24%
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 $43,961 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56470 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 56470 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 2,849 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,459 29%
 No Earnings 3,193 38%
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 2,849 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,459 29%
 No Earnings 3,193 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,907 87.9%
 Public transportation 14 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 5.3%
 Worked at Home 287 6.5%
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 334 9%
 High School Graduate 2,098 55%
 Associate's degree 418 11%
 Bachelor's degree 598 16%
 Master's degree 198 5%
 Professional school degree 98 3%
 Doctorate degree 37 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,426 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 297 16.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56470

ZIP Code 56470 is in the Park Rapids Public School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56470.

Park Rapids Area Century Elementary
501 Helten Ave
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Park Rapids Public School District
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School
501 Helten Ave
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Park Rapids Public School District
Headwaters Ed. Learning Program
401 Huntsinger Ave
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Park Rapids Public School District
Park Rapids Senior High School
401 Huntsinger Ave
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Park Rapids Public School District
First Baptist Christian School
909 8th St W
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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