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ZIP Code 56572

Primary City:Pelican Rapids, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (10:07pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.6, -96.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56572

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56572. 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 56572. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56572, 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:
Pelican Rapids, MN
Acceptable:
Pel Rapids
Unacceptable:
Cormorant

Stats and Demographics for the 56572 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56572 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 56572 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 56572 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,454
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,893
Median Home Value $158,800
Land Area 163.85 sq mi
Water Area 34.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,203
Median Household Income $48,945

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1611491721781301361151261552012652512191521141018149
Female16016217016811411711311516518325121519813012011188119
Total321311342346244253228241320384516466417282234212169168

Gender

 Male 2,755 51%
 Female 2,699 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,745 87.0%
 Black Or African American 148 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.6%
 Asian 88 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.3%
 Other Race 307 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 114 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2711321644546227318859
Renter3885585239345559
Total65198274497501307243118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,327 60%
 Single Guardian 210 10%
 Singles 574 26%
 Singles With Roommate 92 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,620 74%
 Households with Kids 583 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3132274331283723303431324134294044333233
Female1933293830393329312737313738414037331720
Total5065568161677052616168637872708081664953

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56572 has an extremely large 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 56572 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56572 real estate data, the median home value of $158,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56572 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56572 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56572 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,387 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,125 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 658 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 420 11%
 Households Vacant 1,690 43%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 3.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.1%
 For Sale Only 45 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,495 88.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 5.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 173 39%
 2 Bedroom 97 22%
 3+ Bedroom 175 39%
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 $48,945 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56572 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 56572 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 56572 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,700 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,210 28%
 No Earnings 1,464 33%
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 1,700 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,210 28%
 No Earnings 1,464 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,099 82.3%
 Public transportation 4 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 299 11.7%
 Worked at Home 145 5.7%
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 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 336 16.5%
 High School Graduate 1,022 50.3%
 Associate's degree 228 11.2%
 Bachelor's degree 272 13.4%
 Master's degree 86 4.2%
 Professional school degree 71 3.5%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 701 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 83 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 132 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56572

ZIP Code 56572 is in the Pelican Rapids Public School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56572.

Viking Elementary School
1 Viking Dr
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pelican Rapids Public School District
Pelican Rapids Secondary
310 South Broadway
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pelican Rapids Public School District
Pelican Rapids Alternative Program
310 South Broadway
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pelican Rapids Public School District
Pelican Rapids Alternative Learning Center
310 South Broadway
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pelican Rapids Public School District
Pelican Rapids Alternative Center Mid-Level
310 South Broadway
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Pelican Rapids Public School District

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