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ZIP Code 56560

Primary City:Moorhead, MN (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Central (3:43am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -96.7
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56560

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56560. 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 56560. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56560, 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:
Moorhead, MN
Unacceptable:
Kragnes

Stats and Demographics for the 56560 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56560 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 56560 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56560 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,766
Population Density 258 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,298
Median Home Value $156,300
Land Area 158.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,269
Median Household Income $49,574

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3331,1931,1601,9383,1281,6441,2151,0659731,1421,2101,113803572425361317256
Female1,2991,1431,0932,2813,2681,4401,2171,0209771,1651,3131,126792640539521480604
Total2,6322,3362,2534,2196,3963,0842,4322,0851,9502,3072,5232,2391,5951,212964882797860

Gender

 Male 19,848 49%
 Female 20,918 51%
Gender

Race

 White 37,169 91.2%
 Black Or African American 782 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 596 1.5%
 Asian 765 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.0%
 Other Race 419 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,018 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2241,5611,6572,1721,8651,091866301
Renter1,7281,246635635468240292288
Total1,9522,8072,2922,8072,3331,3311,158589

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,970 46%
 Single Guardian 2,211 14%
 Singles 4,304 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,784 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,721 70%
 Households with Kids 4,548 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male267282270253231257225233247241257220233209250241257400790774
Female2872492482432152371982612322412072102352002091922415621,077981
Total5545315184964464944234944794824644304684094594334989621,8671,755

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56560 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56560 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 56560 real estate data, the median home value of $156,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56560. Rentals in 56560 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56560 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,111 91.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 54 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 263 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,146 7.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 165 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,099 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,638 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,532 34%
 Households Vacant 1,029 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 519 50.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2.3%
 For Sale Only 190 18.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 6.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 188 18.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 205 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,744 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,059 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,637 29%
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 $49,574 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56560 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. The commute in 56560 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 13,498 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,555 37%
 No Earnings 7,437 22%
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 13,498 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,555 37%
 No Earnings 7,437 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,031 85.6%
 Public transportation 226 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,053 9.2%
 Worked at Home 903 4.1%
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 811 7%
 High School Graduate 5,606 49%
 Associate's degree 1,333 12%
 Bachelor's degree 2,483 22%
 Master's degree 691 6%
 Professional school degree 148 1%
 Doctorate degree 330 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,325 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 739 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 937 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56560

ZIP Code 56560 is in the Moorhead Public School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56560.

West Central Juvenile Center
919 8th Ave North
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Moorhead Public School District
Rr Area Learning Center
1100 32nd Ave South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Moorhead Public School District
Clay County Shelter Care
919 8th Ave North
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Moorhead Public School District
R. Asp Elementary
910 North 11th St
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moorhead Public School District
Ellen Hopkins Elementary
2020 South 11th St
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moorhead Public School District
S.g.reinertsen Elementary
1201 40th Ave South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moorhead Public School District
Horizon Middle School
3601 12th Ave South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Moorhead Public School District
Lakes Country Youth Educ Svcs
2215 12th Ave South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Region 4-Lakes Country Service Coop School District
Clay County Outreach Center
324 24th St South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Moorhead Public School District
Moorhead High School
2300 4th Ave South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Moorhead Public School District
Probstfield Center for Education
2410 14th St South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Moorhead Public School District
St Joseph Elementary School
1005 2nd Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Park Christian School
300 17th St N
Moorhead, MN 56560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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