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ZIP Code 56626

Primary City:Bena, MN (View All Cities)
County: Cass County
Timezone: Central (7:10pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.3, -94.2
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56626

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56626. 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 56626. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56626, 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:
Bena, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56626 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56626 is located in central 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 56626 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56626 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 356
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 271
Median Home Value $56,300
Land Area 57.68 sq mi
Water Area 7.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 125
Median Household Income $26,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14211013813981088147912331
Female24171711121110412101081399413
Total383827242024191222181822201821744

Gender

 Male 171 48%
 Female 185 52%
Gender

Race

 White 106 30%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 233 65%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 17 5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner291413221861
Renter39698320
Total5182022302181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 45 36%
 Single Guardian 41 33%
 Singles 30 24%
 Singles With Roommate 9 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 79 63%
 Households with Kids 46 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12526551412223116053
Female53852643223147004522
Total651378119463536101110575

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56626 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56626 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 56626 real estate data, the median home value of $56,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56626 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56626 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56626 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 356 100%
 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 21 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 64 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 15%
 Households Vacant 146 54%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 1 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 123 84.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 11.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 47 94%
 3+ Bedroom 3 6%
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 $26,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56626 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 56626 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 56626 has very few people that work at home. 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 56626 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 76 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 22%
 No Earnings 86 41%
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 76 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 22%
 No Earnings 86 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 79 80%
 Public transportation 3 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 16%
 Worked at Home 1 1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 11 16%
 High School Graduate 53 76%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 6 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 57 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56626

ZIP Code 56626 is in the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56626.

Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School
15353 Silver Eagle Dr NW
Bena, MN 56626
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School District

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