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ZIP Code 56573

Primary City:Perham, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (2:14am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.6, -95.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56573

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56573. 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 56573. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56573, 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:
Perham, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56573 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56573 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 56573 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56573 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,993
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,340
Median Home Value $172,100
Land Area 138.16 sq mi
Water Area 18.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,482
Median Household Income $53,817

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male181192213220176158165129168242267219175144127825673
Female179153171185133167132133183244252206184162121112113176
Total360345384405309325297262351486519425359306248194169249

Gender

 Male 2,987 50%
 Female 3,006 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,751 96.0%
 Black Or African American 37 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.4%
 Asian 22 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 78 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 79 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3119624645239527515364
Renter761228811751567981
Total107318334569446331232145

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,365 55%
 Single Guardian 293 12%
 Singles 696 28%
 Singles With Roommate 128 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,777 72%
 Households with Kids 705 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3634353432363545444245364446415144503430
Female3745421836372430264331333331384750292121
Total7379775268735975708576697777799894795551

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56573 has a 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 56573 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 56573 real estate data, the median home value of $172,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56573 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56573 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56573 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,849 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 92 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,120 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 692 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 670 20%
 Households Vacant 858 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 4.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.8%
 For Sale Only 41 4.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 704 82.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 7.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 185 28%
 2 Bedroom 294 44%
 3+ Bedroom 189 28%
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 $53,817 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56573 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56573 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 2,088 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,295 26%
 No Earnings 1,564 32%
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 2,088 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,295 26%
 No Earnings 1,564 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,534 85.8%
 Public transportation 36 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 210 7.1%
 Worked at Home 169 5.7%
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 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 243 12%
 High School Graduate 1,164 56%
 Associate's degree 245 12%
 Bachelor's degree 272 13%
 Master's degree 61 3%
 Professional school degree 70 3%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,008 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 189 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 120 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56573

ZIP Code 56573 is in the Perham-Dent Public School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56573.

Heart of the Lake Elementary
810 2nd Ave SW
Perham, MN 56573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Perham-Dent Public School District
Prairie Wind Middle School
480 Coney St West
Perham, MN 56573
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Perham-Dent Public School District
Perham Area Learning Center
520 1st Ave South
Perham, MN 56573
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Perham-Dent Public School District
Perham Senior High School
200 5th St SE
Perham, MN 56573
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Perham-Dent Public School District
St Henrys Area School
253 2nd St SW
Perham, MN 56573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul'S Lutheran School
500 6th Ave SW
Perham, MN 56573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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