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ZIP Code 56587

Primary City:Vergas, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (6:03pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.6, -95.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56587

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56587. 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 56587. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56587, 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:
Vergas, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56587 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56587 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 56587 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 slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56587 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,404
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,132
Median Home Value $188,200
Land Area 57.28 sq mi
Water Area 9.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 672
Median Household Income $52,941

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37253635204134362951727277584137258
Female221918242325292947478163815434293015
Total5944545943666365769815313515811275665523

Gender

 Male 734 52%
 Female 670 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,377 98.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.7%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner841641231531047210
Renter8198121415138
Total1660721351671198518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 393 58%
 Single Guardian 49 7%
 Singles 192 29%
 Singles With Roommate 38 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 569 85%
 Households with Kids 103 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4791065329588787941053
Female54352445423733626555
Total911121589771371115101113111015108

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56587 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56587 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 56587 real estate data, the median home value of $188,200 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 56587. Rentals in 56587 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56587 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,404 100%
 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 316 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 259 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 9%
 Households Vacant 460 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 1.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 4 0.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 432 93.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 3.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 22%
 2 Bedroom 47 54%
 3+ Bedroom 21 24%
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 $52,941 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56587 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56587 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 564 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 305 24%
 No Earnings 396 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 564 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 305 24%
 No Earnings 396 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 668 85.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 7.3%
 Worked at Home 57 7.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 27 5%
 High School Graduate 417 71%
 Associate's degree 61 10%
 Bachelor's degree 57 10%
 Master's degree 15 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 10 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 181 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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