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ZIP Code 56291

Post Office City:Taunton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (7:15pm)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.58, -96.06
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56291

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Primary/preferred city:
Taunton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56291 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56291 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 56291 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56291 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 501
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 230
Median Home Value $114,700
Land Area 67.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 206
Median Household Income $57,813

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5171330
5-9132033
10-14202848
15-19221335
20-24141125
25-29131528
30-3417825
35-39141024
40-44172037
45-49191635
50-54252449
55-59171734
60-6415722
65-696612
70-7414822
75-7971118
80-84459
85 Plus8715

Gender

 Male 262 52%
 Female 239 48%
Gender

Race

 White 488 97%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 7 1%
 Two Or More Races 6 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24459
25-3420828
35-4429332
45-5442850
55-6432133
65-7421324
75-8418119
85 Plus9211

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 111 54%
 Single Guardian 26 13%
 Singles 61 30%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 142 69%
 Households with Kids 64 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1448
2257
3729
4101
5268
6325
7369
8145
9426
108614
11257
124610
134610
14257
15325
168513
178210
18112
19235
20516

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56291 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56291 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56291 real estate data, the median home value of $114,700 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 56291. Rentals in 56291 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56291 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Taunton, MN rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 501 100%
 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 83 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 13%
 Households Vacant 24 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 83%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 17%
 3+ Bedroom 34 83%
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 $57,813 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56291 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. A higher percentage of people in 56291 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56291 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 201 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 25%
 No Earnings 94 24%
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 201 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 25%
 No Earnings 94 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 214 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3%
 Worked at Home 42 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 29 8%
 High School Graduate 228 66%
 Associate's degree 37 11%
 Bachelor's degree 48 14%
 Master's degree 3 1%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 84 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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