Zip Code 56170 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRuthton
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pipestone
Secondary County: Lincoln
Area Code507
Current Population:587
Racial Majority:White 88.99%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$35948
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54570
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1601 - 1942 ft.
Area143 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.18508800, -96.19126200

Zip Code 56170 Description

Zip Code 56170 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Sioux Falls (Mitchell) metro area. Zip code 56170 is primarily located in Pipestone County. Portions of 56170 are also located in Lincoln County. The official US Postal Service name for 56170 is RUTHTON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56170 are contained within or border the city limits of Ruthton, MN, Florence, MN, . The area code for zip code 56170 is 507. 56170 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56170 is 4.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.0% 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 56170 decreased to 587 from 681 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56170 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56170 public schools is White. 38.4% of students in 56170 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 501 88.99% 556 -10%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 61 10.83% 24 +154%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.18% 5 -80%

Zip Code 56170 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.8%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 56170 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population587681
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households244
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35948
Income Under $50K Per Year66.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
56170 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$82500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$233206
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
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 46k - Prairie Coteau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56170 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)4112234475660594937231034
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284056707983807259392654
Avg Precip (In.).62.541.682.433.334.073.443.142.562.031.5.625.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours