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ZIP Code 56736

Primary City:Mentor, MN (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (6:13am)
Area code: 218 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.7, -96.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56736

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56736. 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 56736. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56736, 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:
Mentor, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56736 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56736 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 56736 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56736 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 903
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 978
Median Home Value $195,300
Land Area 106.46 sq mi
Water Area 4.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 418
Median Household Income $55,104

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5171633
5-9171431
10-14181634
15-19311748
20-24192039
25-29201737
30-34121426
35-39161733
40-44182240
45-49363773
50-54494089
55-595359112
60-64553792
65-69364076
70-74352156
75-79202242
80-84121022
85 Plus61420

Gender

 Male 470 52%
 Female 433 48%
Gender

Race

 White 880 97.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246511
25-3413922
35-4429837
45-5485489
55-6410810118
65-7479483
75-8433841
85 Plus12517

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 246 59%
 Single Guardian 42 10%
 Singles 103 25%
 Singles With Roommate 27 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 341 82%
 Households with Kids 77 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1347
2505
3538
4369
5224
6729
7448
8213
9257
10134
11325
127411
13224
145510
15549
169615
178210
18639
19325
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56736 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 56736 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56736 real estate data, the median home value of $195,300 is slightly higher 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 56736. Rentals in 56736 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56736 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 903 100%
 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 181 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 184 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 53 5%
 Households Vacant 560 57%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 10 1.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 524 93.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 4.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 19%
 2 Bedroom 16 33%
 3+ Bedroom 23 48%
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 $55,104 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56736 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. However, that is not the case in 56736. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 354 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 280 32%
 No Earnings 237 27%
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 354 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 280 32%
 No Earnings 237 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 504 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 25 5%
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. 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 59 14%
 High School Graduate 241 59%
 Associate's degree 37 9%
 Bachelor's degree 47 11%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 5 1%
 Doctorate degree 12 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 101 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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