Zip Code 56229 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCottonwood
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lyon
Area Code507
Current Population:1871
Racial Majority:White 93.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$50060
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70590
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1053 - 1125 ft.
Area74 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.59726600, -95.71147000

Zip Code 56229 Description

Zip Code 56229 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56229 is primarily located in Lyon County. The official US Postal Service name for 56229 is COTTONWOOD, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56229 are contained within or border the city limits of Cottonwood, MN, . The area code for zip code 56229 is 507. 56229 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56229 is 4.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 56229 increased to 1871 from 1836 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56229 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56229 public schools is White. 34.9% of students in 56229 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1665 93.8% 1773 -6%
 Black Or African American 6 0.34% 4 +50%
 Hispanic 79 4.45% 63 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 11 0.62% 3 +267%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.79% 22 -36%

Zip Code 56229 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.2%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 4.2%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 56229 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population18711836
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households746
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$50060
Income Under $50K Per Year49.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.10%
56229 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$137889
Average Real Estate Sale Price$203378
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 ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56229 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223547576159493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)22294057718084827360402655
Avg Precip (In.).77.641.762.413.123.933.663.122.452.021.54.6726.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Marshall, MN
CBSA Type56229
CBSA Population24856
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours