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ZIP Code 56068

Primary City:Minnesota Lake, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (11:00am)
Coordinates:43.9, -93.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56068. 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 56068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56068, 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:
Minnesota Lake, MN
Acceptable:
Minnesota Lk

Stats and Demographics for the 56068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56068 is located in south 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 56068 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56068 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,087
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 506
Median Home Value $112,300
Land Area 65.62 sq mi
Water Area 3.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 451
Median Household Income $50,156

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5293766
5-9334174
10-14324375
15-19332760
20-24272451
25-29302454
30-34353570
35-39312859
40-44364177
45-49423779
50-54554499
55-59514495
60-64332760
65-69172340
70-74252146
75-79141731
80-8421517
85 Plus142034

Gender

 Male 539 50%
 Female 548 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,068 98.3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2471017
25-34462167
35-44611071
45-54831194
55-6479584
65-7446551
75-8432537
85 Plus24630

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 249 55%
 Single Guardian 63 14%
 Singles 116 26%
 Singles With Roommate 23 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 324 72%
 Households with Kids 127 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14711
271017
36915
46612
58715
68715
721113
88917
97714
10111021
116612
1261218
136713
143811
159211
165813
174913
186612
199211
206410

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56068 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56068 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56068 real estate data, the median home value of $112,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56068 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56068 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,087 100%
 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 240 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 138 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 73 14%
 Households Vacant 55 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 7 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 29%
 2 Bedroom 33 46%
 3+ Bedroom 18 25%
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 $50,156 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56068 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 56068 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 56068. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 351 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 236 28%
 No Earnings 257 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 351 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 236 28%
 No Earnings 257 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 416 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 4%
 Worked at Home 54 11%
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 46 12.1%
 High School Graduate 253 66.8%
 Associate's degree 38 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 32 8.4%
 Master's degree 8 2.1%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 134 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56068

ZIP Code 56068 is in the Maple River School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56068.

Maple River East Elementary
126 Higbie Ave SE
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maple River School District
Ramp-Apollo Program
126 Higbie Ave East
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maple River School District

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