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ZIP Code 56149

Primary City:Lake Benton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Central (9:01am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.3, -96.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56149

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56149. 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 56149. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56149, 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:
Lake Benton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56149 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56149 is located in southwest 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 56149 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56149 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,268
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 732
Median Home Value $89,800
Land Area 111.16 sq mi
Water Area 3.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 569
Median Household Income $42,955

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5454186
5-9543690
10-14433780
15-19363167
20-24282856
25-29222547
30-34383472
35-39342559
40-44403878
45-49403070
50-545152103
55-59394786
60-64424082
65-69434083
70-74303262
75-79243559
80-84203050
85 Plus102838

Gender

 Male 639 50%
 Female 629 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,236 97.5%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2442125
25-34402262
35-44601272
45-548817105
55-6487895
65-74841195
75-84602383
85 Plus161632

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 298 52%
 Single Guardian 47 8%
 Singles 206 36%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 430 76%
 Households with Kids 139 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101121
210616
381018
412416
510818
671118
7151025
810313
912416
1010717
1112921
12448
1391019
148715
157916
167613
1771017
1811213
19448
208614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56149 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56149 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56149 real estate data, the median home value of $89,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56149. Rentals in 56149 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 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 56149 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,268 100%
 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 232 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 207 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 130 18%
 Households Vacant 163 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 10 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 6%
 1 Bedroom 26 23%
 2 Bedroom 43 38%
 3+ Bedroom 37 33%
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 $42,955 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56149 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 56149 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 56149 can expect to fall in that range. 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 455 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 25%
 No Earnings 319 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 455 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 25%
 No Earnings 319 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 519 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 3%
 Worked at Home 93 15%
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 23 5%
 High School Graduate 279 65%
 Associate's degree 56 13%
 Bachelor's degree 43 10%
 Master's degree 27 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 225 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56149

ZIP Code 56149 is in the Pipestone Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56149.

Heartland Elementary
2171 100th Ave
Lake Benton, MN 56149
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pipestone Area School District
Lake Benton Elementary
101 Garfield St
Lake Benton, MN 56149
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Benton Public School District
Lake Benton Secondary
101 Garfield St
Lake Benton, MN 56149
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Benton Public School District

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