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ZIP Code 56579

Primary City:Rothsay, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:31pm)
Coordinates:46.5, -96.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56579. 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 56579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56579, 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:
Rothsay, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56579 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 56579 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56579 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,136
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 539
Median Home Value $112,700
Land Area 195.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 459
Median Household Income $46,771

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male51414647153930324248514831212123187
Female333037272134363134364541302023191117
Total847183743673666376849689614144422924

Gender

 Male 611 54%
 Female 525 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,112 97.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner558649872424312
Renter4108716659
Total9687210588484821

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 270 59%
 Single Guardian 61 13%
 Singles 108 24%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 311 68%
 Households with Kids 148 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71011105711810711961312710992
Female69869843689441241111017
Total13191916141515111615201310251682119109

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56579 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56579 real estate data, the median home value of $112,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,136 100%
 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 244 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 150 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 12%
 Households Vacant 80 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 10 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 2%
 2 Bedroom 25 47%
 3+ Bedroom 27 51%
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 $46,771 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56579 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56579 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56579 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 310 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 222 29%
 No Earnings 241 31%
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 310 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 222 29%
 No Earnings 241 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 383 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 5 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 5%
 Worked at Home 60 13%
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 53 15%
 High School Graduate 202 56%
 Associate's degree 47 13%
 Bachelor's degree 45 13%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 153 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56579

ZIP Code 56579 is in the Rothsay Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56579.

Rothsay Elementary
123 Second St NW
Rothsay, MN 56579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rothsay Public School District
Rothsay Secondary
123 Second St NW
Rothsay, MN 56579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rothsay Public School District

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