Zip Code 56149 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Benton
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lincoln
Area Code507
Current Population:1268
Racial Majority:White 94.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$36508
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55880
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1713 - 1929 ft.
Area119 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.30676900, -96.32421300

Zip Code 56149 Description

Zip Code 56149 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Sioux Falls (Mitchell) metro area. Zip code 56149 is primarily located in Lincoln County. The official US Postal Service name for 56149 is LAKE BENTON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56149 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Benton, MN, . The area code for zip code 56149 is 507. 56149 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56149 is 5.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% 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 56149 decreased to 1268 from 1605 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56149 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56149 public schools is White. 32.6% of students in 56149 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1161 94.47% 1235 -6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 4 -100%
 Hispanic 47 3.82% 11 +327%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 7 0.57% 3 +133%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.14% 14 +0%

Zip Code 56149 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.6%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 5.2%

Zip Code 56149 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population12681605
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households569
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$36508
Income Under $50K Per Year70.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.20%
56149 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$71143
Average Real Estate Sale Price$224186
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
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 46m - Big Sioux Basin
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56149 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)310213446556057483622933
Avg Max Temp (°F)21273955697882807158392654
Avg Precip (In.).59.531.632.363.314.073.423.12.552.011.45.5625.58
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours