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ZIP Code 56721

Primary City:East Grand Forks, MN (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (5:41am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.9, -96.9
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56721. 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 56721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56721, 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:
East Grand Forks, MN
Acceptable:
E Grand Forks
Unacceptable:
E G Forks

Stats and Demographics for the 56721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56721 is located in northwest 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 56721 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56721 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,096
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,220
Median Home Value $152,700
Land Area 188.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,047
Median Household Income $53,446

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3813323553744093573123073083543943382281751131188955
Female371335340372307365284296312393407303234184164133149148
Total752667695746716722596603620747801641462359277251238203

Gender

 Male 4,999 50%
 Female 5,097 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,297 92.1%
 Black Or African American 113 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 165 1.6%
 Asian 48 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 209 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 263 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3839149368055831925579
Renter2412771671661057710596
Total279668660846663396360175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,112 52%
 Single Guardian 586 14%
 Singles 1,103 27%
 Singles With Roommate 246 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,703 67%
 Households with Kids 1,344 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6986778171746064635663727985687876728087
Female9461547965617377597265726665836264838066
Total163147131160136135133141122128128144145150151140140155160153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56721 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56721 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 56721 real estate data, the median home value of $152,700 is slightly less 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 56721. Rentals in 56721 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,030 99.3%
 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 66 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,947 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 866 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,234 29%
 Households Vacant 173 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 33 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 97 8%
 1 Bedroom 448 35%
 2 Bedroom 401 31%
 3+ Bedroom 336 26%
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 $53,446 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56721 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. The commute in 56721 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 3,440 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,363 31%
 No Earnings 1,894 25%
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 3,440 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,363 31%
 No Earnings 1,894 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,821 92.8%
 Public transportation 44 0.8%
 Taxicab 1 0.0%
 Motorcycle 36 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 2.2%
 Worked at Home 179 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 342 11%
 High School Graduate 1,748 54%
 Associate's degree 474 15%
 Bachelor's degree 358 11%
 Master's degree 193 6%
 Professional school degree 68 2%
 Doctorate degree 26 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,568 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 218 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 248 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56721

ZIP Code 56721 is in the Area Special Education Cooperative School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56721.

Area Special Education Cooperative
1505 Central Ave NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Area Special Education Cooperative School District
Central Middle School
1827 Bygland Rd SE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Grand Forks Public School District
South Point Elementary
1900 13th St SE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Grand Forks Public School District
New Heights Elementary
1427 6th Ave NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Grand Forks Public School District
East Grand Forks Senior High School
1420 4th Ave NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Grand Forks Public School District
Sacred Heart High School
122 3rd St NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Sacred Heart Elementary School
117 4th St NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Riverside Christian School
610 2nd Ave NE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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