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ZIP Code 56212

Primary City:Bellingham, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lac Qui Parle County
Timezone: Central (3:58pm)
Area code: 320 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.1, -96.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56212. 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 56212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56212, 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:
Bellingham, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56212 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 56212 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56212 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 531
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 278
Median Home Value $65,300
Land Area 82.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 226
Median Household Income $44,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5121224
5-911920
10-14241842
15-19211738
20-2413821
25-29141024
30-346511
35-3971219
40-44171532
45-49233356
50-54292251
55-59252348
60-64201636
65-69141125
70-74141630
75-79121123
80-84121224
85 Plus437

Gender

 Male 278 52%
 Female 253 48%
Gender

Race

 White 529 99.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24336
25-3413619
35-4421324
45-5449453
55-6452153
65-7433033
75-8431132
85 Plus606

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 144 64%
 Single Guardian 18 8%
 Singles 57 25%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 173 77%
 Households with Kids 53 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1112
2279
3213
4404
5314
6213
7011
8325
9347
10358
11549
12808
13437
144610
15538
165510
178412
18235
19123
20123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56212 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56212 real estate data, the median home value of $65,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56212 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 531 100%
 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 77 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 131 47%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 6%
 Households Vacant 52 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 7%
 2 Bedroom 6 21%
 3+ Bedroom 21 72%
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 $44,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56212 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 56212 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 56212 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 163 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 137 31%
 No Earnings 140 32%
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 163 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 137 31%
 No Earnings 140 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 207 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 8%
 Worked at Home 25 10%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 35 17%
 High School Graduate 135 67%
 Associate's degree 20 10%
 Bachelor's degree 4 2%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 Professional school degree 5 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 78 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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