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ZIP Code 56295

Post Office City:Watson, MN (View All Cities)
County: Chippewa County
Timezone: Central (11:46pm)
Coordinates:45.04, -95.83
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56295

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 56295. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 56295 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:
Watson, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56295 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56295 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 56295 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56295 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 310
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 146
Median Home Value $60,000
Land Area 22.18 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 129
Median Household Income $43,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 510919
5-911920
10-14131124
15-19151227
20-249615
25-2911920
30-3410616
35-397411
40-4481119
45-49161228
50-5491221
55-59161531
60-6413821
65-6911617
70-747512
75-79235
80-84202
85 Plus202

Gender

 Male 172 55%
 Female 138 45%
Gender

Race

 White 307 99.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24347
25-3410919
35-4412416
45-5424226
55-6427633
65-7418321
75-84505
85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 54%
 Single Guardian 13 10%
 Singles 37 29%
 Singles With Roommate 9 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 88 68%
 Households with Kids 41 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1213
2325
3123
4022
5213
6134
7426
8213
9224
10336
11224
12213
13123
14538
15257
16224
17639
18101
19426
20314

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56295 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56295 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56295 real estate data, the median home value of $60,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56295 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56295 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56295 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 310 100%
 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 66 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 19%
 Households Vacant 17 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 29%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 16%
 2 Bedroom 7 28%
 3+ Bedroom 14 56%
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 $43,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56295 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 56295 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Watson, MN incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 114 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 81 31%
 No Earnings 70 26%
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 114 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 81 31%
 No Earnings 70 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 163 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 8 5%
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 35 15%
 High School Graduate 132 58%
 Associate's degree 15 7%
 Bachelor's degree 40 18%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 54 58%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 40%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes