Zip Code 56159 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMountain Lake
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cottonwood
Secondary County: Jackson
Area Code507
Current Population:2928
Racial Majority:White 81.32%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$35655
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53680
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1194 - 1398 ft.
Area113 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.93799100, -94.92907800

Zip Code 56159 Description

Zip Code 56159 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56159 is primarily located in Cottonwood County. Portions of 56159 are also located in Jackson County. The official US Postal Service name for 56159 is MOUNTAIN LAKE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56159 are contained within or border the city limits of Mountain Lake, MN, . The area code for zip code 56159 is 507. 56159 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56159 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.8% 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 56159 decreased to 2928 from 3089 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56159 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56159 public schools is White. 55.1% of students in 56159 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2351 81.32% 2394 -2%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 17 -100%
 Hispanic 230 7.96% 259 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.38% 7 +57%
 Asian 210 7.26% 223 -6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 25 3.08% 25 +256%

Zip Code 56159 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.9%
 Black Or African American 1.8%
 Hispanic 19%
 Asian 11%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 56159 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29283089
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households1102
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35655
Income Under $50K Per Year70.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.50%
56159 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$109000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$186408
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
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 56159 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223447576159493623934
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284056708083807260402655
Avg Precip (In.).68.571.912.813.444.333.873.62.672.071.68.7328.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours