Zip Code 56209 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAtwater
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kandiyohi
Secondary County: Meeker
Area Code320
Current Population:2339
Racial Majority:White 95.45%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$52591
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61120
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1161 - 1253 ft.
Area107 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.12266800, -94.79487000

Zip Code 56209 Description

Zip Code 56209 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56209 is primarily located in Kandiyohi County. Portions of 56209 are also located in Meeker County. The official US Postal Service name for 56209 is ATWATER, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56209 are contained within or border the city limits of Atwater, MN, . The area code for zip code 56209 is 320. 56209 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56209 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 56209 decreased to 2339 from 2492 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56209 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56209 public schools is White. 52.5% of students in 56209 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2139 95.45% 2243 -5%
 Black Or African American 7 0.31% 5 +40%
 Hispanic 70 3.12% 74 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 20 0.89% 8 +150%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.22% 4 +25%

Zip Code 56209 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.5%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 7.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 56209 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population23392492
Male Population51.50%
Female Population48.50%
Total Households975
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
52.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$52591
Income Under $50K Per Year46.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
56209 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$172095
Average Real Estate Sale Price$204500
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56209 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)07203347566158483622633
Avg Max Temp (°F)19263856707882807158382453
Avg Precip (In.).84.661.682.293.314.923.843.842.862.221.6.7128.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Willmar, MN
CBSA Type56209
CBSA Population41326
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours