Zip Code 56221 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChokio
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Stevens
Area Code320
Current Population:773
Racial Majority:White 97.09%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.2%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$44535
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58350
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time13.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1119 - 1171 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.54391400, -96.19119000

Zip Code 56221 Description

Zip Code 56221 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56221 is primarily located in Stevens County. The official US Postal Service name for 56221 is CHOKIO, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56221 are contained within or border the city limits of Chokio, MN, . The area code for zip code 56221 is 320. 56221 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56221 is 3.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.8% 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 56221 decreased to 773 from 1024 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56221 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56221 public schools is White. 36.5% of students in 56221 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

The average closing sale price of $50081 for recently sold homes in 56221 is 0.16% higher than the current asking price of $50000 for homes for sale in this zip code.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 767 97.09% 758 +1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 6 0.76% 8 -25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 2.15% 4 +325%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 56221 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.2%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 3.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 56221 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population7731024
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households354
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$44535
Income Under $50K Per Year56.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.00%
56221 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$50000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$50081
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
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 46e - Tewaukon/Big Stone Stagnation Moraine
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56221 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-16193346566058483621632
Avg Max Temp (°F)19263855707882817158382453
Avg Precip (In.).83.631.461.982.733.873.653.072.162.151.18.5124.22
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours