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ZIP Code 56209

Post Office City:Atwater, MN (View All Cities)
County: Kandiyohi County
Timezone: Central (9:40pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.1, -94.8
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56209

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 56209. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 56209 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Atwater, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56209 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 56209 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56209 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,339
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,313
Median Home Value $145,500
Land Area 97.79 sq mi
Water Area 8.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 975
Median Household Income $54,152

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58972161
5-97871149
10-147956135
15-196557122
20-246957126
25-297859137
30-346356119
35-396459123
40-445354107
45-49104104208
50-54111116227
55-599893191
60-648583168
65-696555120
70-74424890
75-79232447
80-84252348
85 Plus144761

Gender

 Male 1,205 52%
 Female 1,134 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,281 97.5%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 29 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24172744
25-347941120
35-449616112
45-5420039239
55-6418722209
65-7412310133
75-84591372
85 Plus341246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 566 58%
 Single Guardian 113 12%
 Singles 253 26%
 Singles With Roommate 43 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 705 72%
 Households with Kids 270 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1251338
2151631
3131326
4191736
5191332
6191534
7201636
8111425
991322
10121527
1116723
1216925
1317724
14181836
1591423
1611920
17181129
18101424
1917926
2091524

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56209 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56209 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 56209 real estate data, the median home value of $145,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56209 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56209 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Atwater, MN rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,312 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 21 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 510 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 285 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 180 14%
 Households Vacant 338 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 11 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 292 86%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 10%
 2 Bedroom 69 56%
 3+ Bedroom 42 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 $54,152 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56209 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 56209 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 832 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 589 33%
 No Earnings 360 20%
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 832 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 589 33%
 No Earnings 360 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,136 90.7%
 Public transportation 6 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 1.0%
 Worked at Home 96 7.7%
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 121 7.7%
 High School Graduate 975 62.1%
 Associate's degree 238 15.1%
 Bachelor's degree 192 12.2%
 Master's degree 38 2.4%
 Professional school degree 3 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 394 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 1.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56209

ZIP Code 56209 is in the A.C.g.C. Public School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56209.

A.C.g.C. Elementary
302 S 2nd St
Atwater, MN 56209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: A.C.g.C. Public School District

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