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ZIP Code 56081

Primary City:Saint James, MN (View All Cities)
County: Watonwan County
Timezone: Central (1:55am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.0, -94.6
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56081

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56081. 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 56081. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56081, 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:
Saint James, MN
Unacceptable:
St James

Stats and Demographics for the 56081 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56081 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 56081 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 56081 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,098
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,732
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 176.25 sq mi
Water Area 1.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,444
Median Household Income $47,029

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5195227422
5-9238181419
10-14221237458
15-19235211446
20-24153114267
25-29169163332
30-34164162326
35-39182160342
40-44167178345
45-49207206413
50-54223228451
55-59223188411
60-64156170326
65-69131129260
70-74110134244
75-7993117210
80-8486123209
85 Plus71146217

Gender

 Male 3,024 50%
 Female 3,074 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,224 85.7%
 Black Or African American 32 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.7%
 Asian 28 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 705 11.6%
 Two Or More Races 66 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24365187
25-34193132325
35-4426496360
45-5438891479
55-6437057427
65-7426054314
75-8421779296
85 Plus9264156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,272 52%
 Single Guardian 349 14%
 Singles 726 30%
 Singles With Roommate 97 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,688 69%
 Households with Kids 756 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1353873
2435093
3374582
4464692
5493584
6343872
7463076
8563086
95348101
10424284
11405090
12454893
135349102
14414889
155450104
16484391
175946105
18424890
19322456
20301949

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56081 has a slightly less than average 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 56081 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56081 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 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 56081. Rentals in 56081 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56081 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,031 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 16 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,111 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 709 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 624 23%
 Households Vacant 288 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 48 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 268 36%
 2 Bedroom 227 30%
 3+ Bedroom 250 34%
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 $47,029 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56081 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. More commuters in 56081 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,227 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,088 24%
 No Earnings 1,265 28%
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 2,227 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,088 24%
 No Earnings 1,265 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,790 92.2%
 Public transportation 20 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 3.2%
 Worked at Home 118 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 364 18.7%
 High School Graduate 1,034 53.2%
 Associate's degree 247 12.7%
 Bachelor's degree 235 12.1%
 Master's degree 42 2.2%
 Professional school degree 10 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,069 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 99 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56081

ZIP Code 56081 is in the St. James Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56081.

St. James Secondary
1001 10th Ave North
St. James, MN 56081
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. James Public School District
St. James Northside Elementary
1273 10th Ave North
St. James, MN 56081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. James Public School District
St. James Early Childhood
1273 10th Ave North
St. James, MN 56081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. James Public School District
St Pauls Lutheran School
315 9th St S
St. James, MN 56081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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