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ZIP Code 56482

Primary City:Wadena, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wadena County
Timezone: Central (12:48am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -95.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56482

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56482. 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 56482. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56482, 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:
Wadena, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56482 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56482 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 56482 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 single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56482 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,666
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,016
Median Home Value $113,700
Land Area 131.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,768
Median Household Income $35,060

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2092282422762101551961771792462502221831421271028482
Female234180217222151179173181159242232236167170159144129181
Total443408459498361334369358338488482458350312286246213263

Gender

 Male 3,310 50%
 Female 3,356 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,413 96.2%
 Black Or African American 96 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 105 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2921726342238731321783
Renter115156109119826510487
Total144373372541469378321170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,340 48%
 Single Guardian 389 14%
 Singles 920 33%
 Singles With Roommate 119 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,971 71%
 Households with Kids 797 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4538484043416238444547505347436554565850
Female4249464830453738304546364545365547453926
Total8787948873869976749093869892791201011019776

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56482 has a small 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 56482 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56482 real estate data, the median home value of $113,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56482 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56482 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56482 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,438 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 26 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 87 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 115 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,122 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 809 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 837 28%
 Households Vacant 248 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 47 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 17%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 4%
 1 Bedroom 232 27%
 2 Bedroom 380 44%
 3+ Bedroom 213 25%
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 $35,060 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56482 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 56482 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 1,816 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,541 30%
 No Earnings 1,804 35%
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 1,816 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,541 30%
 No Earnings 1,804 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,661 91.2%
 Public transportation 18 0.6%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 2.3%
 Worked at Home 166 5.7%
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 217 10%
 High School Graduate 1,262 60%
 Associate's degree 284 13%
 Bachelor's degree 243 12%
 Master's degree 47 2%
 Professional school degree 22 1%
 Doctorate degree 30 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,062 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 78 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 153 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56482

ZIP Code 56482 is in the Freshwater Ed. School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56482.

Early Childhood Special Education
910 Ash Ave NE
Wadena, MN 56482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Freshwater Ed. School District
Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary
215 Colfax Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wadena-Deer Creek School District
Wadena-Deer Creek 5th and 6th Grade
600 Colfax Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wadena-Deer Creek School District
Wadena-Deer Creek Senior High School
600 Colfax Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wadena-Deer Creek School District
Green Meadow-Hillside
30781 610th Ave
Wadena, MN 56482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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