Zip Code 56009 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlden
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Freeborn
Area Code507
Current Population:1613
Racial Majority:White 96.77%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$48634
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56990
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1214 - 1322 ft.
Area133 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.65880000, -93.56060800

Zip Code 56009 Description

Zip Code 56009 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 56009 is primarily located in Freeborn County. The official US Postal Service name for 56009 is ALDEN, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56009 are contained within or border the city limits of Alden, MN, Conger, MN, and Freeborn, MN. The area code for zip code 56009 is 507. 56009 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56009 is 4.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56009 decreased to 1613 from 1721 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56009 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56009 public schools is White. 40.6% of students in 56009 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1467 96.77% 1557 -6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 7 -100%
 Hispanic 43 2.84% 33 +30%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 5 0.33% 2 +150%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 0 0.07% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 8 0% 8 -100%

Zip Code 56009 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.1%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 56009 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population16131721
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households650
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$48634
Income Under $50K Per Year51.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
56009 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$136111
Average Real Estate Sale Price$144521
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 47c - Iowan Surface
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56009 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)39223447576259493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)21273955697982797159402554
Avg Precip (In.).82.631.773.083.864.784.354.452.882.321.88.9331.75
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albert Lea, MN
CBSA Type56009
CBSA Population30910
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours