ZIP Code 56097 - Wells Minnesota

ZIP Code 56097 is located in Wells Minnesota. Portions of 56097 are also in Walters and Freeborn and Dunbar Township and Clark Township (Faribault County) and Foster Township (Faribault County) and Walnut Lake Township and Freeborn Township. 56097 is primarily within Faribault County, with some portions in Freeborn County and Waseca County. Regionally, 56097 is located in the Mankato Area.

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ZIP Code 56097 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWells
Primary CountyFaribault County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)3,614
Area Code(s)507
Current Time
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56097 Demographics

56097 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Minnesota based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 56097 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 56097 is White. The current unemployment level in 56097 is 2.7%.

Population3,614
Population Growth Rate-1.20%
Population Density20 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,652
Percentage High Income Households1.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$53,795
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$329,060
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)2.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 94.59%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 79.21%

56097 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White3,39094.59%
Black310.86%
Hispanic1052.93%
Asian391.09%
Native American190.53%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56097 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White60282.81%
Black40.55%
Hispanic11615.96%
Asian40.55%
Native American10.14%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56097 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2168.89%
Bachelor Degree32113.22%
High School Diploma98740.63%
No High School Diploma331.36%
GED or Alternate371.52%
1 or More Years of College35314.53%
Associates Degree38215.73%
Masters Degree933.83%
Professional Degree70.29%
Doctorate Degree00%

56097 Geography

Coordinates43.71913528,-93.71668243
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 56097
RegionsMankato Area
Rochester-Mason City-Austin Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAlbert Lea, MN
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area177 Square Miles

56097 Politics

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56097 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

56097 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)310223447576159493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)21284056697982807259402654
Avg Precip (In.).59.441.562.673.714.694.484.322.662.21.67.7829.75

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