Zip Code 56232 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDawson
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lac Qui Parle
Area Code320
Current Population:2415
Racial Majority:White 96.23%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.4%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$40269
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61330
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time12.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range968 - 1066 ft.
Area95 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.92699600, -96.01278300

Zip Code 56232 Description

Zip Code 56232 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56232 is primarily located in Lac Qui Parle County. The official US Postal Service name for 56232 is DAWSON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56232 are contained within or border the city limits of Dawson, MN, . The area code for zip code 56232 is 320. 56232 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56232 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56232 decreased to 2415 from 2497 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56232 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56232 public schools is White. 42.9% of students in 56232 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2373 96.23% 2335 +2%
 Black Or African American 23 0.93% 13 +77%
 Hispanic 42 1.7% 42 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 3 0.12% 4 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.01% 16 +56%

Zip Code 56232 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.4%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 1.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 56232 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population24152497
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households1014
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40269
Income Under $50K Per Year61.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
56232 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$81059
Average Real Estate Sale Price$77320
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
Dawson, MN
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 DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56232 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18213446566058483521733
Avg Max Temp (°F)21284057718084827360402655
Avg Precip (In.).75.641.612.042.693.543.322.862.091.971.21.5523.27
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours