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ZIP Code 56355

Primary City:Nelson, MN (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (4:22pm)
Coordinates:45.93, -95.23
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56355

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56355. 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 56355. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56355, 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:
Nelson, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56355 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56355 is located in west 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 56355 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 56355 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 579
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 237
Median Home Value $157,200
Land Area 25.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 223
Median Household Income $55,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5191433
5-9281038
10-14232144
15-19172340
20-24121931
25-29211435
30-34161632
35-39212142
40-44251944
45-49272552
50-54262652
55-59171835
60-64131427
65-69131427
70-7416521
75-796511
80-84549
85 Plus066

Gender

 Male 305 53%
 Female 274 47%
Gender

Race

 White 572 98.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2401010
25-34211031
35-4432941
45-5451758
55-6438139
65-7425227
75-8414115
85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 134 60%
 Single Guardian 22 10%
 Singles 47 21%
 Singles With Roommate 20 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 148 66%
 Households with Kids 75 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1516
2314
3426
4549
5639
610111
7213
8516
9549
10538
118715
12022
134610
14639
155510
16246
175712
18246
19336
205510

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56355 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56355 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56355 real estate data, the median home value of $157,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56355 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56355 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56355 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 579 100%
 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 129 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 54 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 17%
 Households Vacant 14 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 2%
 1 Bedroom 10 21%
 2 Bedroom 22 47%
 3+ Bedroom 14 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 $55,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56355 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 56355 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 204 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 26%
 No Earnings 123 28%
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 204 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 26%
 No Earnings 123 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 276 93.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1.7%
 Worked at Home 12 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 11 6%
 High School Graduate 156 83%
 Associate's degree 14 7%
 Bachelor's degree 5 3%
 Master's degree 3 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 61 66.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 33.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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