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ZIP Code 56527

Primary City:Deer Creek, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (1:58am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -95.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56527

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56527. 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 56527. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56527, 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:
Deer Creek, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56527 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56527 is located in west 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 56527 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56527 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 840
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 412
Median Home Value $124,700
Land Area 52.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 352
Median Household Income $40,170

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3328213024232224244422353329231775
Female3120282222222015302226382822151979
Total644849524645423954664873615138361414

Gender

 Male 444 53%
 Female 396 47%
Gender

Race

 White 824 98.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63441647249286
Renter9105106435
Total1544467478533111

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 205 58%
 Single Guardian 42 12%
 Singles 91 26%
 Singles With Roommate 14 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 252 72%
 Households with Kids 100 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male76933826926166178867
Female66963473348385368232
Total1312189612991261441411413161099

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56527 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56527 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56527 real estate data, the median home value of $124,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56527 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56527 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56527 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 840 100%
 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 193 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 52 13%
 Households Vacant 60 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 33%
 2 Bedroom 5 17%
 3+ Bedroom 15 50%
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 $40,170 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56527 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 56527 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 232 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 172 27%
 No Earnings 237 37%
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 232 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 172 27%
 No Earnings 237 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 308 89.8%
 Public transportation 2 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 7.3%
 Worked at Home 8 2.3%
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 45 15%
 High School Graduate 200 67%
 Associate's degree 22 7%
 Bachelor's degree 27 9%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 129 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 19.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56527

ZIP Code 56527 is in the Freshwater Ed. School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56527.

Leaf River Academy
401 West Main St
Deer Creek, MN 56527
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Freshwater Ed. School District
White Pine Academy
401 West Main St
Deer Creek, MN 56527
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Freshwater Ed. School District

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