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ZIP Code 56031

Primary City:Fairmont, MN (View All Cities)
County: Martin County
Timezone: Central (5:04pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -94.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56031

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56031. 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 56031. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56031, 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:
Fairmont, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56031 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56031 is located in south 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 56031 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56031 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,401
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,980
Median Home Value $115,100
Land Area 156.04 sq mi
Water Area 7.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,488
Median Household Income $47,652

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5377383760
5-9346372718
10-14370350720
15-19362343705
20-24326318644
25-29342338680
30-34337283620
35-39289323612
40-44351306657
45-49406447853
50-545105141,024
55-59482457939
60-64388414802
65-69311335646
70-74219285504
75-79209264473
80-84170282452
85 Plus182410592

Gender

 Male 5,977 48%
 Female 6,424 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,878 95.8%
 Black Or African American 53 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 86 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 220 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 130 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2457178235
25-34363298661
35-44508200708
45-548152711,086
55-648721781,050
65-74588106694
75-84496137633
85 Plus229192421

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,659 48%
 Single Guardian 693 13%
 Singles 1,850 34%
 Singles With Roommate 286 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,099 75%
 Households with Kids 1,389 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16377140
29474168
37586161
47767144
56669135
66593158
75362115
87665141
98683169
107679155
116765132
128674160
137770147
146462126
158381164
169273165
177087157
187361134
19444185
206665131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56031 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56031 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56031 real estate data, the median home value of $115,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56031. Rentals in 56031 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56031 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,167 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 131 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 82 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,361 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,567 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,560 26%
 Households Vacant 492 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 186 37.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.4%
 For Sale Only 72 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 14.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 26.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 8%
 1 Bedroom 619 40%
 2 Bedroom 504 33%
 3+ Bedroom 289 19%
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 $47,652 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56031 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 56031 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 3,931 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,986 30%
 No Earnings 3,083 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 3,931 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,986 30%
 No Earnings 3,083 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,537 91.3%
 Public transportation 108 1.8%
 Taxicab 34 0.6%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 217 3.6%
 Worked at Home 153 2.5%
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 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 596 13.8%
 High School Graduate 2,438 56.3%
 Associate's degree 376 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 679 15.7%
 Master's degree 120 2.8%
 Professional school degree 114 2.6%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,840 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 297 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 166 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56031

ZIP Code 56031 is in the Southern Plains Education Coop. School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56031.

Southern Plains Education Coop.
1200 North Park St
Fairmont, MN 56031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southern Plains Education Coop. School District
Fairmont Elementary School
714 Victoria St
Fairmont, MN 56031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairmont Area School District
Fairmont Junior/Senior High School
900 Johnson St
Fairmont, MN 56031
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairmont Area School District
St John Vianney School
911 S Prairie Ave
Fairmont, MN 56031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul'S Lutheran School
201 Oxford St
Fairmont, MN 56031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St James Lutheran School
108 S James St
Fairmont, MN 56031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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