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ZIP Code 56222

Post Office City:Clara City, MN (View All Cities)
County: Chippewa County
Timezone: Central (7:23am)
Coordinates:45.0, -95.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56222

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 56222. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 56222 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:
Clara City, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56222 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56222 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 56222 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 small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56222 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,984
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 871
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 95.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 815
Median Household Income $48,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56667133
5-95861119
10-147760137
15-196560125
20-24433881
25-295865123
30-34583492
35-395052102
40-445956115
45-495665121
50-547777154
55-597169140
60-64474996
65-69504999
70-74413778
75-79355287
80-84244468
85 Plus3876114

Gender

 Male 973 49%
 Female 1,011 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,931 97.3%
 Black Or African American 8 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24152237
25-347636112
35-449319112
45-5412614140
55-6410725132
65-749819117
75-84732699
85 Plus363066

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 458 56%
 Single Guardian 88 11%
 Singles 243 30%
 Singles With Roommate 26 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 576 71%
 Households with Kids 239 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131326
2121426
3121628
4151530
571219
6141428
7121325
8131225
9121022
10101323
11161329
12181028
13191534
1414923
1521526
16131730
17141731
18131124
1941014
205712

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56222 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56222 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56222 real estate data, the median home value of $94,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56222 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56222 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56222 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,912 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 3.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 361 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 263 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 191 22%
 Households Vacant 56 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 66%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 57 30%
 2 Bedroom 77 40%
 3+ Bedroom 57 30%
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 $48,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56222 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 56222 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.

For more information, see Clara City, MN unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 627 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 428 29%
 No Earnings 431 29%
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 627 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 428 29%
 No Earnings 431 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 850 90.4%
 Public transportation 5 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 4.0%
 Worked at Home 47 5.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 163 12.3%
 High School Graduate 840 63.3%
 Associate's degree 151 11.4%
 Bachelor's degree 152 11.5%
 Master's degree 19 1.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 366 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56222

ZIP Code 56222 is in the M.a.C.C.r.a.y. School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56222.

M.a.C.C.r.a.y. Senior High School
711 Wolverine Dr
Clara City, MN 56222
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: M.a.C.C.r.a.y. School District
M.a.C.C.r.a.y. Area Learning Prog.
711 Wolverine Drive
Clara City, MN 56222
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: M.a.C.C.r.a.y. School District

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