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ZIP Code 56686

Primary City:Williams, MN (View All Cities)
County: Lake of the Woods County
Timezone: Central (9:55am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.8, -94.9
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56686

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56686. 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 56686. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56686, 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:
Williams, MN
Unacceptable:
Birch Beach, Long Point, Lude

Stats and Demographics for the 56686 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56686 is located in northwest 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 56686 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 56686 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 984
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 832
Median Home Value $124,000
Land Area 176.30 sq mi
Water Area 3.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 434
Median Household Income $44,703

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5273158
5-9221941
10-14282856
15-19332760
20-24231639
25-29191635
30-34322658
35-39111627
40-44373370
45-49513990
50-545553108
55-59484290
60-64393473
65-69283462
70-74281240
75-79172340
80-8481119
85 Plus71118

Gender

 Male 513 52%
 Female 471 48%
Gender

Race

 White 942 95.7%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.5%
 Asian 12 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24527
25-34301343
35-4437643
45-5410612118
55-6489493
65-7467471
75-8443245
85 Plus13114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 240 55%
 Single Guardian 42 10%
 Singles 126 29%
 Singles With Roommate 26 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 333 77%
 Households with Kids 101 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1336
26511
37613
46713
5448
69514
7123
85510
9336
105813
11549
127411
13358
148715
1510414
166713
179615
187815
19123
20246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56686 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56686 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 56686 real estate data, the median home value of $124,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 56686 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56686 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 984 100%
 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 204 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 186 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 5%
 Households Vacant 398 48%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 357 90%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 11 100%
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 $44,703 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 56686 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 419 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 23%
 No Earnings 334 34%
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 419 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 23%
 No Earnings 334 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 542 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 1%
 Worked at Home 39 7%
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. 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 107 24.2%
 High School Graduate 272 61.5%
 Associate's degree 44 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 17 3.8%
 Master's degree 2 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 216 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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