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ZIP Code 56157

Primary City:Lynd, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (5:12pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -96.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56157

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56157. 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 56157. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56157, 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:
Lynd, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56157 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56157 is located in southwest 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 56157 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56157 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 788
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 325
Median Home Value $155,600
Land Area 45.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 292
Median Household Income $65,357

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5333265
5-9302858
10-14323567
15-19262854
20-24121628
25-29212445
30-34292352
35-39282957
40-44283361
45-49302151
50-54272855
55-59312859
60-64272249
65-69151732
70-74191130
75-798614
80-84437
85 Plus224

Gender

 Male 402 51%
 Female 386 49%
Gender

Race

 White 705 89.5%
 Black Or African American 11 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.5%
 Asian 5 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 50 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24156
25-34281442
35-44501161
45-5457562
55-6460464
65-7438139
75-8413215
85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 187 64%
 Single Guardian 32 11%
 Singles 54 18%
 Singles With Roommate 19 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 181 62%
 Households with Kids 111 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110717
26713
35712
4549
5549
68715
76410
89514
92810
106915
119716
128513
134610
145813
15639
166713
178513
186511
19088
20538

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56157 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56157 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 56157 real estate data, the median home value of $155,600 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 56157. Rentals in 56157 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56157 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 788 100%
 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 154 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 96 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 42 13%
 Households Vacant 33 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 46%
 3+ Bedroom 20 54%
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 $65,357 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56157 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 56157 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. More commuters in 56157 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 291 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 178 31%
 No Earnings 108 19%
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 291 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 178 31%
 No Earnings 108 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 356 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 2%
 Worked at Home 46 11%
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 17 6%
 High School Graduate 186 67%
 Associate's degree 19 7%
 Bachelor's degree 29 11%
 Master's degree 21 8%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 135 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56157

ZIP Code 56157 is in the Lynd Public School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56157.

Lynd Elementary
100 St Alban
Lynd, MN 56157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynd Public School District

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