Zip Code 56097 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWells
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Faribault
Secondary County: Waseca
Area Code507
Current Population:3715
Racial Majority:White 91.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.7%
Median Household Income$38183
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51110
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1063 - 1293 ft.
Area155 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.71913400, -93.71668600

Zip Code 56097 Description

Zip Code 56097 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56097 is primarily located in Faribault County. Portions of 56097 are also located in Waseca County. The official US Postal Service name for 56097 is WELLS, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56097 are contained within or border the city limits of Wells, MN, Walters, MN, . The area code for zip code 56097 is 507. 56097 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56097 is 5.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is higher 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 56097 decreased to 3715 from 4350 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56097 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56097 public schools is White. 43% of students in 56097 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3438 91.07% 3453 +-0%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 4 -100%
 Hispanic 287 7.6% 211 +36%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.48% 4 +350%
 Asian 9 0.24% 21 -57%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.61% 22 +5%

Zip Code 56097 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.9%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 14.3%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 56097 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population37154350
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households1570
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$38183
Income Under $50K Per Year61.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.40%
56097 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$78189
Average Real Estate Sale Price$162102
Current Unemployment Level 5.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
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 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours