ZIP Code 56215 - Benson Minnesota

ZIP Code 56215 is located in Benson Minnesota. Portions of 56215 are also in Camp Lake Township and Benson Township and Torning Township and Cashel Township and Clontarf Township. 56215 is primarily within Swift County, with some portions in Pope County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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ZIP Code 56215 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBenson
Primary CountySwift County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)4,696
Area Code(s)320
Current Time

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56215 Demographics

56215 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Minnesota based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 56215 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 56215 is White. The current unemployment level in 56215 is 2.8%.

Population Growth Rate6.43%
Population Density21 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,077
Percentage High Income Households1.7%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$52,399
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$59,300
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)2.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 93.94%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 81.53%

56215 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.06%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56215 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.26%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56215 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2167.53%
Bachelor Degree42214.7%
High School Diploma1,02835.82%
No High School Diploma551.92%
GED or Alternate1174.08%
1 or More Years of College50817.7%
Associates Degree30510.63%
Masters Degree1655.75%
Professional Degree381.32%
Doctorate Degree160.56%

56215 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 56215
RegionMetro Minneapolis-St. Paul
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area225 Square Miles

56215 Politics

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56215 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

56215 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)08213447566159493722733
Avg Max Temp (°F)20273956717983817259392454
Avg Precip (In.).88.711.662.123.024.473.893.812.592.411.44.6427.64

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