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ZIP Code 56481

Primary City:Verndale, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wadena County
Timezone: Central (7:53pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -94.9
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56481

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56481. 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 56481. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56481, 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:
Verndale, MN
Unacceptable:
Oylen, Thomastown, Wing River

Stats and Demographics for the 56481 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56481 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 56481 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56481 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,031
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 958
Median Home Value $116,100
Land Area 147.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 806
Median Household Income $41,638

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male696365875865455764688474705740372314
Female745291774452495359697983535733272118
Total1431151561641021179411012313716315712311473644432

Gender

 Male 1,040 51%
 Female 991 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,955 96.3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 52 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1559101155153996918
Renter162626241710117
Total31851271791701098025

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 447 55%
 Single Guardian 122 15%
 Singles 199 25%
 Singles With Roommate 38 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 560 69%
 Households with Kids 246 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1491812181191312131551517101623211712
Female171217169158137171617182314182014117
Total3121352827261726193031223340243443352819

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56481 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56481 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 56481 real estate data, the median home value of $116,100 is slightly less 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 56481. Rentals in 56481 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56481 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,031 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 368 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 301 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 137 14%
 Households Vacant 152 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 3.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 14 9.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 104 68.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 17.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 16%
 2 Bedroom 33 29%
 3+ Bedroom 63 55%
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 $41,638 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56481 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 56481 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 641 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 577 32%
 No Earnings 595 33%
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 641 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 577 32%
 No Earnings 595 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 926 87%
 Public transportation 13 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 5%
 Worked at Home 67 6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 129 15.2%
 High School Graduate 561 66.1%
 Associate's degree 113 13.3%
 Bachelor's degree 33 3.9%
 Master's degree 6 0.7%
 Professional school degree 4 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 371 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56481

ZIP Code 56481 is in the Verndale Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56481.

Verndale Elementary
411 SW Brown St
Verndale, MN 56481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Verndale Public School District
Verndale Secondary
411 SW Brown St
Verndale, MN 56481
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Verndale Public School District

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