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ZIP Code 56523

Primary City:Climax, MN (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (2:19pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.6, -96.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56523. 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 56523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56523, 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:
Climax, MN
Acceptable:
Eldred

Stats and Demographics for the 56523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56523 is located in northwest Minnesota and covers a slightly less 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 56523 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56523 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 539
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 228
Median Home Value $83,500
Land Area 82.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 213
Median Household Income $45,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24161923131918151614212318176844
Female1624291381513171916191918107837
Total40404836213431323530404236271316711

Gender

 Male 278 52%
 Female 261 48%
Gender

Race

 White 514 95.4%
 Black Or African American 5 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52327354222168
Renter311673221
Total83433424524189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 118 55%
 Single Guardian 30 14%
 Singles 58 27%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 139 65%
 Households with Kids 74 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male54733122837432396322
Female35348543492855442031
Total89107116651212912877138353

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56523 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56523 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56523 real estate data, the median home value of $83,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56523 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 539 100%
 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 105 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 73 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 15%
 Households Vacant 15 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 45%
 3+ Bedroom 22 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 $45,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56523 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56523 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 56523 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 155 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 32%
 No Earnings 125 30%
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 155 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 32%
 No Earnings 125 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 214 88.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 1.6%
 Worked at Home 24 9.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 6.6%
 High School Graduate 124 67.8%
 Associate's degree 17 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 27 14.8%
 Master's degree 2 1.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 101 71.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 17.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56523

ZIP Code 56523 is in the Climax-Shelly Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56523.

Climax Elementary
111 East Broadway
Climax, MN 56523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Climax-Shelly Public Schools
Climax Secondary
111 East Broadway
Climax, MN 56523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Climax-Shelly Public Schools

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