Zip Code 56239 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGhent
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lyon
Area Code507
Current Population:596
Racial Majority:White 93.07%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$50743
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65500
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time13.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1119 - 1322 ft.
Area28 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.50527300, -95.91224300

Zip Code 56239 Description

Zip Code 56239 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56239 is primarily located in Lyon County. The official US Postal Service name for 56239 is GHENT, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56239 are contained within or border the city limits of Ghent, MN, . The area code for zip code 56239 is 507. 56239 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56239 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 56239 increased to 596 from 582 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56239 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56239 public schools is . % of students in 56239 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 497 93.07% 582 -15%
 Black Or African American 3 0.56% 5 -40%
 Hispanic 28 5.24% 4 +600%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 2 0.37% 1 +100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.75% 4 +0%

Zip Code 56239 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56239 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population596582
Male Population51.80%
Female Population48.20%
Total Households233
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$50743
Income Under $50K Per Year48.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.30%
56239 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$117333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$212305
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
56258 - Marshall
56157 - Lynd
56264 - Minneota
Ghent, MN
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 56239 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)4112335485762594938231035
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294157728084827461412756
Avg Precip (In.).75.581.782.373.123.893.593.022.371.991.55.6825.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Marshall, MN
CBSA Type56239
CBSA Population24856
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours