Zip Code 56111 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlpha
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jackson
Secondary County: Martin
Area Code507
Current Population:420
Racial Majority:White 91.79%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$53687
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60780
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1299 - 1401 ft.
Area55 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.64335600, -94.87974200

Zip Code 56111 Description

Zip Code 56111 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56111 is primarily located in Jackson County. Portions of 56111 are also located in Martin County. The official US Postal Service name for 56111 is ALPHA, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56111 are contained within or border the city limits of Alpha, MN, . The area code for zip code 56111 is 507. 56111 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56111 is 4.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% 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 56111 decreased to 420 from 516 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56111 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56111 public schools is . % of students in 56111 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 447 91.79% 408 +10%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 3 0.62% 6 -50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.03% 0 +0%
 Asian 32 6.57% 3 +967%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 56111 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 56111 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population420516
Male Population54.00%
Female Population46.00%
Total Households167
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$53687
Income Under $50K Per Year43.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year50.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.00%
56111 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$59500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$179177
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56111 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223447576159483623934
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284056707983807260412655
Avg Precip (In.).7.61.882.983.594.53.843.922.742.111.67.7629.27
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours