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ZIP Code 56701

Primary City:Thief River Falls, MN (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:42am)
Coordinates:48.1, -96.2
ZIP (~25 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56701. 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 56701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56701, 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:
Thief River Falls, MN
Acceptable:
Thief Rvr Fls
Unacceptable:
Rosewood, Tr Falls

Stats and Demographics for the 56701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56701 is located in northwest Minnesota and covers a large 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 56701 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56701 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,690
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,693
Median Home Value $111,700
Land Area 381.42 sq mi
Water Area 1.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,332
Median Household Income $46,701

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5436413849
5-9408416824
10-14415400815
15-19472376848
20-24418384802
25-29393425818
30-34401378779
35-39428388816
40-44372330702
45-49424465889
50-54471479950
55-59436401837
60-64330398728
65-69265290555
70-74188225413
75-79150194344
80-84115218333
85 Plus116272388

Gender

 Male 6,238 49%
 Female 6,452 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,875 93.6%
 Black Or African American 185 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 204 1.6%
 Asian 75 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 107 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 243 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24100260360
25-34495343838
35-44669192861
45-548471901,037
55-64766130896
65-74521114635
75-84328143471
85 Plus118116234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,517 47%
 Single Guardian 806 15%
 Singles 1,662 31%
 Singles With Roommate 347 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,743 70%
 Households with Kids 1,589 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18682168
27780157
310385188
48476160
59194185
69481175
77572147
87391164
97578153
107280152
118996185
127779156
138166147
149679175
158964153
169678174
178875163
189083173
1910976185
209090180

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56701 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56701 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56701 real estate data, the median home value of $111,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56701. Rentals in 56701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,369 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 77 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 187 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 48 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,342 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,502 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,488 26%
 Households Vacant 361 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 111 30.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 6.9%
 For Sale Only 35 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 16.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 32.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 6%
 1 Bedroom 509 37%
 2 Bedroom 526 38%
 3+ Bedroom 267 19%
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 $46,701 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 56701 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 56701 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,773 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,773 28%
 No Earnings 2,488 25%
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 4,773 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,773 28%
 No Earnings 2,488 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,890 89.1%
 Public transportation 51 0.8%
 Taxicab 58 0.9%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 341 5.2%
 Worked at Home 253 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 379 9.2%
 High School Graduate 2,552 61.8%
 Associate's degree 462 11.2%
 Bachelor's degree 510 12.3%
 Master's degree 156 3.8%
 Professional school degree 53 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,005 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 275 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 252 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56701

ZIP Code 56701 is in the Thief River Falls School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56701.

Franklin Middle School
300 Spruce Ave South
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Thief River Falls School District
Challenger Elementary
601 County Rd 61
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Thief River Falls School District
Lincoln Senior High School
101 Knight Ave South
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Thief River Falls School District
Northwest Area Learning Center
230 Labree Ave South
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Thief River Falls School District
St Bernard'S School
117 Knight Ave N
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John Lutheran School
15671 158th St NE
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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