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ZIP Code 56518

Post Office City:Bluffton, MN (View All Cities)
County: Otter Tail County
Timezone: Central (10:01am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.48, -95.24
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56518

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 56518. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 56518 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:
Bluffton, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56518 is located in western 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 56518 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56518 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 388
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 156
Median Home Value $121,600
Land Area 18.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 143
Median Household Income $44,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5122133
5-9181230
10-14121426
15-1991726
20-24141832
25-29181836
30-34111021
35-3911819
40-44111021
45-49151631
50-54171128
55-597916
60-6481018
65-6910515
70-74369
75-7910818
80-84268
85 Plus101

Gender

 Male 189 49%
 Female 199 51%
Gender

Race

 White 375 96.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 9 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24628
25-3423427
35-4419322
45-5428432
55-6420020
65-7415217
75-8410717
85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 88 62%
 Single Guardian 18 13%
 Singles 32 22%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 89 62%
 Households with Kids 54 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1134
23710
3257
4336
5426
6639
7055
8314
9516
10336
11303
12336
13066
14325
15134
16156
17358
18134
19314
20437

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56518 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56518 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56518 real estate data, the median home value of $121,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56518 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56518 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 388 100%
 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 71 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 50 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 22 14%
 Households Vacant 13 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 71%
 3+ Bedroom 2 29%
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 $44,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56518 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 56518 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 Bluffton, MN incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 119 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 45 18%
 No Earnings 89 35%
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 119 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 45 18%
 No Earnings 89 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 127 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 9%
 Worked at Home 11 7%
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, 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 26 11.7%
 High School Graduate 161 72.2%
 Associate's degree 22 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 6 2.7%
 Master's degree 4 1.8%
 Professional school degree 3 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 69 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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