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ZIP Code 56515

Primary City:Battle Lake, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (7:37am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.3, -95.7
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56515

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56515. 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 56515. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56515, 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:
Battle Lake, MN
Unacceptable:
Amor

Stats and Demographics for the 56515 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56515 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 56515 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56515 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,892
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,037
Median Home Value $222,400
Land Area 99.44 sq mi
Water Area 34.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,281
Median Household Income $48,112

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60738780374145398198116114135142100755637
Female488277752441505468101133100136147100816693
Total10815516415561829593149199249214271289200156122130

Gender

 Male 1,416 49%
 Female 1,476 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,828 97.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.6%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner96311221724226313732
Renter833173123154336
Total179612924826527818068

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 757 59%
 Single Guardian 106 8%
 Singles 379 30%
 Singles With Roommate 39 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,022 80%
 Households with Kids 259 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131312915717191516161914222119208126
Female89101015191420142192113131319132285
Total2122221930263139293725402735343833302011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56515 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56515 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56515 real estate data, the median home value of $222,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56515. Rentals in 56515 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56515 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,789 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 3.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 577 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 498 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 206 7%
 Households Vacant 1,756 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 0.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Sale Only 29 1.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,659 94.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 2.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 35 18%
 2 Bedroom 92 46%
 3+ Bedroom 73 37%
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 $48,112 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56515 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. Most commuters in 56515 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 740 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 791 30%
 No Earnings 1,126 42%
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 740 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 791 30%
 No Earnings 1,126 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,084 89.2%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 4.0%
 Worked at Home 77 6.3%
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 72 6.3%
 High School Graduate 585 50.8%
 Associate's degree 143 12.4%
 Bachelor's degree 183 15.9%
 Master's degree 117 10.2%
 Professional school degree 45 3.9%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 517 94.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 2.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56515

ZIP Code 56515 is in the Battle Lake Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56515.

Battle Lake Elementary
402 Summit St West
Battle Lake, MN 56515
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Lake Public School District
Battle Lake Secondary
402 Summit St West
Battle Lake, MN 56515
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Battle Lake Public School District

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