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ZIP Code 56520

Primary City:Breckenridge, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wilkin County
Timezone: Central (6:34am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.3, -96.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56520. 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 56520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56520, 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:
Breckenridge, MN
Unacceptable:
Brushvale, Everdell

Stats and Demographics for the 56520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56520 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 56520 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 56520 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,983
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,868
Median Home Value $109,700
Land Area 123.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,654
Median Household Income $49,348

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male115147144133107102941061181731491441087477616859
Female1081091391468210780116119165153119120977110269102
Total223256283279189209174222237338302263228171148163137161

Gender

 Male 1,979 50%
 Female 2,004 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,844 96.5%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 1.3%
 Asian 14 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1512020729924815011944
Renter6467514864416750
Total7918725834731219118694

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 858 52%
 Single Guardian 184 11%
 Singles 543 33%
 Singles With Roommate 69 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,186 72%
 Households with Kids 468 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2525192422213530393227242734183931252027
Female1827252030172021212634252529343527341614
Total4352444452385551605861495263527458593641

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56520 has a slightly less than average 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 56520 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56520 real estate data, the median home value of $109,700 is slightly less 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 56520. Rentals in 56520 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,831 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 11 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 117 2.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 751 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 451 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 452 24%
 Households Vacant 214 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 30 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 4%
 For Migrant Workers 8 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 255 51%
 2 Bedroom 126 25%
 3+ Bedroom 109 22%
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 $49,348 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56520 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. The commute in 56520 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,430 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 882 28%
 No Earnings 855 27%
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 1,430 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 882 28%
 No Earnings 855 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,771 87.7%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 5.3%
 Worked at Home 137 6.8%
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 106 8%
 High School Graduate 814 61%
 Associate's degree 229 17%
 Bachelor's degree 126 9%
 Master's degree 22 2%
 Professional school degree 11 1%
 Doctorate degree 24 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 678 86.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56520

ZIP Code 56520 is in the Breckenridge Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56520.

Breckenridge Elementary
810 Beede Ave
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Breckenridge Public School District
Breckenridge Senior High School
710 North 13th St
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Breckenridge Public School District
Breckenridge Middle School
810 Beede Ave
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Breckenridge Public School District
St Mary'S School
210 4th St N
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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