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ZIP Code 56553

Primary City:Kent, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wilkin County
Timezone: Central (9:31am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -96.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56553. 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 56553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56553, 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:
Kent, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56553 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 56553 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 an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56553 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 293
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 127
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 62.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 122
Median Household Income $51,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 510616
5-99514
10-148816
15-1991120
20-245813
25-2991120
30-347411
35-399514
40-44101121
45-49111223
50-54221537
55-59171330
60-647916
65-69111021
70-746511
75-79235
80-84224
85 Plus101

Gender

 Male 155 53%
 Female 138 47%
Gender

Race

 White 292 99.7%
 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 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24123
25-3410212
35-4417320
45-5429231
55-6425227
65-7421021
75-84707
85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 81 66%
 Single Guardian 7 6%
 Singles 28 23%
 Singles With Roommate 6 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 88 72%
 Households with Kids 34 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2314
3134
4123
5415
6213
7022
8101
9213
10123
11213
12213
13022
14325
15538
16022
17145
18224
19101
20101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56553 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56553 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56553 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56553 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56553 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56553 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 293 100%
 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 59 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 9%
 Households Vacant 5 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 40%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 56%
 3+ Bedroom 4 44%
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 $51,458 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56553 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. A higher percentage of people in 56553 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. More commuters in 56553 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 97 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 66 32%
 No Earnings 45 22%
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 97 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 66 32%
 No Earnings 45 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 122 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 3%
 Worked at Home 23 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 19 19%
 High School Graduate 44 44%
 Associate's degree 15 15%
 Bachelor's degree 16 16%
 Master's degree 4 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 2 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 48 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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