ZIP Code 56228 - Cosmos Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameCosmos
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Meeker
Area Code320
Current Population:882
Racial Majority:White 94.46%
Unemployment Rate:2.0%
Median Household Income$46181
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time29.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1102 - 1161 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.94035000, -94.67508700

Map of ZIP Code 56228 Border

Zip Code 56228 Description

Zip Code 56228 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56228 is primarily located in Meeker County. The official US Postal Service name for 56228 is COSMOS, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56228 are contained within or border the city limits of Cosmos, MN, . The area code for zip code 56228 is 320. 56228 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56228 is 2.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 1.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56228 decreased to 882 from 1048 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56228 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56228 public schools is . % of students in 56228 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 887 94.46% 866 +2%
 Black Or African American 28 2.98% 1 +2700%
 Hispanic 14 1.49% 9 +56%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 5 0.53% 1 +400%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.53% 2 +150%

Zip Code 56228 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56228 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population8821048
Male Population52.20%
Female Population47.80%
Total Households394
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46181
Income Under $50K Per Year54.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
56228 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$70111
Average Real Estate Sale Price$72818
Current Unemployment Level 2.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
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 56228 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)08213447576158483722733
Avg Max Temp (°F)20273956707983807259392554
Avg Precip (In.).8.611.642.373.24.593.863.92.712.091.64.6728.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours