Zip Code 56137 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHeron Lake
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jackson
Secondary County: Cottonwood
Area Code507
Current Population:1149
Racial Majority:White 88.24%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$41056
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57140
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1391 - 1493 ft.
Area119 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.83576500, -95.32315400

Zip Code 56137 Description

Zip Code 56137 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56137 is primarily located in Jackson County. Portions of 56137 are also located in Cottonwood County. The official US Postal Service name for 56137 is HERON LAKE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56137 are contained within or border the city limits of Heron Lake, MN, Wilder, MN, . The area code for zip code 56137 is 507. 56137 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56137 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56137 decreased to 1149 from 1319 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56137 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56137 public schools is White. 41.2% of students in 56137 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 968 88.24% 1037 -7%
 Black Or African American 3 0.27% 13 -77%
 Hispanic 119 10.85% 91 +31%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 3 0.27% 3 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.36% 2 +100%

Zip Code 56137 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 14.4%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 56137 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population11491319
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households493
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41056
Income Under $50K Per Year61.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
56137 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$64000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$213572
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
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 56137 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223447576158483622934
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284056707983807260402655
Avg Precip (In.).69.61.932.853.464.353.783.612.682.061.68.7228.4
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours