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ZIP Code 56557

Primary City:Mahnomen, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:33pm)
Coordinates:47.3, -95.8
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56557. 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 56557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56557, 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:
Mahnomen, MN
Unacceptable:
Beaulieu

Stats and Demographics for the 56557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56557 is located in west Minnesota and covers a large 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 56557 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56557 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,811
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,248
Median Home Value $89,400
Land Area 246.06 sq mi
Water Area 7.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,076
Median Household Income $36,397

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1341291158858777589689712297825451532025
Female1059792837380786777879787835858505154
Total2392262071711311571531561451842191841651121091037179

Gender

 Male 1,434 51%
 Female 1,377 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,550 55.1%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,045 37.2%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 208 7.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1070971801491069220
Renter4980645037322614
Total5915016123018613811834

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 437 41%
 Single Guardian 275 26%
 Singles 297 28%
 Singles With Roommate 67 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 715 66%
 Households with Kids 361 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1927292317342229272127222223201621161512
Female2223251519201918212415152117181017221619
Total4150543836544147484542374340382638383131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56557 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56557 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56557 real estate data, the median home value of $89,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56557 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,732 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 48 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 332 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 392 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 352 28%
 Households Vacant 172 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Sale Only 29 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 73 21%
 2 Bedroom 101 29%
 3+ Bedroom 172 49%
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 $36,397 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56557 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 56557 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 767 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 630 29%
 No Earnings 762 35%
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 767 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 630 29%
 No Earnings 762 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 987 86%
 Public transportation 24 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 7%
 Worked at Home 53 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 180 19.8%
 High School Graduate 549 60.3%
 Associate's degree 63 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 103 11.3%
 Master's degree 14 1.5%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 480 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56557

ZIP Code 56557 is in the Mahnomen Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56557.

Mahnomen Elementary
310 West Madison Ave
Mahnomen, MN 56557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mahnomen Public School District
Mahnomen Secondary
209 1st St West
Mahnomen, MN 56557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mahnomen Public School District
Mahnomen Area Learning Center
209 1st St SW
Mahnoman, MN 56557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mahnomen Public School District
St Michael'S School
501 1st St SW
Mahnomen, MN 56557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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