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ZIP Code 56661

Primary City:Northome, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Coordinates:47.8, -94.1
ZIP (~27 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56661

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56661. 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 56661. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56661, 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:
Northome, MN
Unacceptable:
Ardenhurst, Bergville, Dora Lake, Grattan, Kinghurst, Nore, Shooks, Wildwood

Stats and Demographics for the 56661 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56661 is located in north Minnesota and covers a large 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 56661 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 56661 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 942
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 793
Median Home Value $105,900
Land Area 392.85 sq mi
Water Area 10.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 408
Median Household Income $45,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male271938241514162430294848403131191610
Female152237301315142031383544412532181419
Total424175542829304461678392815663373029

Gender

 Male 479 51%
 Female 463 49%
Gender

Race

 White 898 95.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 1.8%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner520507191643814
Renter09688978
Total529567999734522

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 244 60%
 Single Guardian 40 10%
 Singles 110 27%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 316 77%
 Households with Kids 92 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7645254442811611776312
Female142385243106795777723
Total81068101068712141815161414131035

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56661 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56661 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 56661 real estate data, the median home value of $105,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56661 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56661 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56661 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 938 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 172 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 181 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 55 7%
 Households Vacant 385 49%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 1.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 7 1.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 349 90.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 24%
 2 Bedroom 11 32%
 3+ Bedroom 15 44%
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 $45,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56661 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 56661 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. Most commuters in 56661 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 209 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 279 37%
 No Earnings 264 35%
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 209 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 279 37%
 No Earnings 264 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 328 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 12%
 Worked at Home 28 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 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 45 13.8%
 High School Graduate 219 67.2%
 Associate's degree 23 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 35 10.7%
 Master's degree 3 0.9%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 151 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56661

ZIP Code 56661 is in the South Koochiching School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56661.

Northome Elementary
11731 Hwy 1
Northome, MN 56661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Koochiching School District
Northome Secondary
11731 Hwy 1
Northome, MN 56661
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Koochiching School District

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