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ZIP Code 56545

Primary City:Gary, MN (View All Cities)
County: Norman County
Timezone: Central (12:27pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.4, -96.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56545

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56545. 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 56545. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56545, 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:
Gary, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56545 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56545 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 56545 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56545 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 682
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 347
Median Home Value $86,600
Land Area 155.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 280
Median Household Income $53,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1726342411131023273325222222151889
Female182021211291530212325152626812138
Total354655452322255348565037484823302117

Gender

 Male 359 53%
 Female 323 47%
Gender

Race

 White 642 94.1%
 Black Or African American 6 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.6%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 23 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31643554343378
Renter431046122
Total719535949443910

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 165 59%
 Single Guardian 28 10%
 Singles 73 26%
 Singles With Roommate 14 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 207 74%
 Households with Kids 73 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144672395745108955410
Female95114344573254658201
Total109571157131014771512151013611

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56545 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56545 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56545 real estate data, the median home value of $86,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56545 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56545 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56545 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 682 100%
 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 121 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 32 9%
 Households Vacant 67 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 7%
 2 Bedroom 9 33%
 3+ Bedroom 16 59%
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 $53,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56545 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56545 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 56545 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 252 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 26%
 No Earnings 151 28%
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 252 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 26%
 No Earnings 151 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 300 85.5%
 Public transportation 2 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1.7%
 Worked at Home 41 11.7%
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. 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 37 14.1%
 High School Graduate 158 60.3%
 Associate's degree 40 15.3%
 Bachelor's degree 26 9.9%
 Master's degree 1 0.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 95 88.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56545

ZIP Code 56545 is in the Norman County East School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56545.

Norman County East Elementary
301 2nd Ave East
Gary, MN 56545
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norman County East School District

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