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ZIP Code 56571

Primary City:Ottertail, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (12:11am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -95.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56571

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56571. 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 56571. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56571, 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:
Ottertail, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56571 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56571 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 56571 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56571 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,800
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,589
Median Home Value $207,800
Land Area 46.04 sq mi
Water Area 18.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 774
Median Household Income $42,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41464256365138443468888299746542206
Female404351392950301846718483838550351912
Total8189939565101686280139172165182159115773918

Gender

 Male 932 52%
 Female 868 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,765 98.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner647641391791508412
Renter721151918661
Total1368791581971569013

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 478 62%
 Single Guardian 76 10%
 Singles 180 23%
 Singles With Roommate 40 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 615 79%
 Households with Kids 159 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7858810910910810951413141055
Female679811129568121071498101025
Total131514161922181515182020161923212420710

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56571 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56571 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 56571 real estate data, the median home value of $207,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56571. Rentals in 56571 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56571 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,800 100%
 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 405 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 276 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 6%
 Households Vacant 815 51%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 0.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 30 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 757 92.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 2.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 6%
 1 Bedroom 2 2%
 2 Bedroom 74 65%
 3+ Bedroom 31 27%
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 $42,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56571 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 56571 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 407 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 460 33%
 No Earnings 534 38%
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 407 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 460 33%
 No Earnings 534 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 621 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 6%
 Worked at Home 43 6%
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 55 8%
 High School Graduate 382 58%
 Associate's degree 82 12%
 Bachelor's degree 113 17%
 Master's degree 19 3%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 170 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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