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ZIP Code 56579

Post Office City:Rothsay, MN (View All Cities)
County: Wilkin County
Timezone: Central (11:29pm)
Coordinates:46.5, -96.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56579

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 56579. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 56579 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:
Rothsay, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56579 is located in western Minnesota and covers a slightly higher 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 56579 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56579 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,136
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 539
Median Home Value $112,700
Land Area 195.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 459
Median Household Income $46,771

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5513384
5-9413071
10-14463783
15-19472774
20-24152136
25-29393473
30-34303666
35-39323163
40-44423476
45-49483684
50-54514596
55-59484189
60-64313061
65-69212041
70-74212344
75-79231942
80-84181129
85 Plus71724

Gender

 Male 611 54%
 Female 525 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,112 97.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24549
25-34581068
35-4464872
45-54987105
55-64721688
65-7442648
75-8443548
85 Plus12921

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 270 59%
 Single Guardian 61 13%
 Singles 108 24%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 311 68%
 Households with Kids 148 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17613
210919
311819
410616
55914
67815
711415
88311
910616
107815
1111920
129413
136410
14131225
1512416
16718
17101121
1891019
199110
20279

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56579 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56579 real estate data, the median home value of $112,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 56579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 56579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,136 100%
 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 244 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 150 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 12%
 Households Vacant 80 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 10 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 2%
 2 Bedroom 25 47%
 3+ Bedroom 27 51%
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 $46,771 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56579 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 56579 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56579 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Rothsay, MN poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 310 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 222 29%
 No Earnings 241 31%
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 310 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 222 29%
 No Earnings 241 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 383 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 5 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 5%
 Worked at Home 60 13%
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, 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 88 12.8%
 High School Graduate 387 56.3%
 Associate's degree 118 17.2%
 Bachelor's degree 73 10.6%
 Master's degree 17 2.5%
 Professional school degree 5 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 153 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56579

ZIP Code 56579 is in the Rothsay Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56579.

Rothsay Elementary
123 2nd St NW
Rothsay, MN 56579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rothsay Public School District
Rothsay Secondary
123 2nd St NW
Rothsay, MN 56579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rothsay Public School District

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