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ZIP Code 56742

Primary City:Oklee, MN (View All Cities)
County: Red Lake County
Timezone: Central (4:13pm)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.81, -95.89
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56742. 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 56742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56742, 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:
Oklee, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56742 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 56742 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 small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 918
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 447
Median Home Value $67,600
Land Area 126.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 381
Median Household Income $38,929

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male39352937132838341944372832191612127
Female37342426182934252424293620171822913
Total766953633157725943686664523634342120

Gender

 Male 479 52%
 Female 439 48%
Gender

Race

 White 863 94.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 4.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner444486559353613
Renter6131116111064
Total1057598170454217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 204 54%
 Single Guardian 39 10%
 Singles 119 31%
 Singles With Roommate 19 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 268 70%
 Households with Kids 113 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61184946412869518461182
Female37811127555736623510623
Total9181615211111917159151131191617105

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56742 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56742 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56742 real estate data, the median home value of $67,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 918 100%
 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 155 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 149 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 77 17%
 Households Vacant 66 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 4%
 1 Bedroom 12 22%
 2 Bedroom 15 27%
 3+ Bedroom 26 47%
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 $38,929 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56742 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 56742 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. However, that is not the case in 56742. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 277 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 30%
 No Earnings 212 30%
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 277 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 30%
 No Earnings 212 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 375 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 5%
 Worked at Home 57 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 43 14.4%
 High School Graduate 201 67.2%
 Associate's degree 28 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 25 8.4%
 Master's degree 2 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 149 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56742

ZIP Code 56742 is in the Oklee Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56742.

Oklee Elementary
100 Governor St
Oklee, MN 56742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oklee Public School District
Red Lake County Central High School
100 Governor St
Oklee, MN 56742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oklee Public School District

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